[vdr] 2GB limit overcome?

Torsten Schlabach TSchlabach at gmx.net
Wed Aug 2 15:10:41 CEST 2006


I understand your point, but:

> one large, non-standard PES format file

I'm curious: To what standard to the .vdr files adhere to today? I always thought this was nothing but a hard split at the 2 GB border, especially as the split is by the number of bytes, not by GoP boundaries.

Correct me if I am wrong!


-------- Original-Nachricht --------
Datum: Wed, 02 Aug 2006 14:45:22 +0200
Von: Udo Richter <udo_richter at gmx.de>
An: VDR Mailing List <vdr at linuxtv.org>
Betreff: Re: [vdr] 2GB limit overcome?

> JikJikMan wrote:
> > How should I prevent vdr to split files in 2 GB files?
> VDR is limited to 2Gb by design and cannot process bigger files. 
> Allowing large files would require major rewrites to VDR and even 
> incompatible changes to the index.vdr format.
> If you really want your recording in one large, non-standard PES format 
> file, you can just copy all files into one. If you want something like a 
> real .mpg file, use a remuxer like ProjectX.
> Cheers,
> Udo
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