[vdr] Playing MPEG TS files (Re: vdr Digest, Vol 20, Issue 8)

Thomas Lagemann thomas.lagemann at stud.tu-ilmenau.de
Sun Dec 10 21:54:00 CET 2006

Marko Mäkelä wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 10, 2006 at 07:03:42PM +0100, thomas.lagemann at stud.tu-ilmenau.de wrote:
>> On Tue Sep 5 09:25:48 CEST 2006 Marko wrote
>>> On Tue, Sep 05, 2006 at 09:56:07AM +0530, nitin wrote:
>>>> I have just downloaded the vdr source code and successfully build it.
>>>> But it seems that present code will work only for some specific tuner
>>>> card. Can it work for recorded transport stream which are stored in hard
>>>> disk. Please let me know if it is possible and also suggest how to do
>>>> so.
>>> Over a year ago, I converted some MPEG TS clip to the VDR format by
>>> patching the VDR source code so that it would read from the MPEG TS
>>> clip file instead of the /dev/whatever.  Last time I tried it, it
>>> dropped frames also when recording.  Maybe I did something differently.
>> Do you remember what exactly you did to patch it?
> Sorry, no.  I did not save the patch.
> Anyway, I ended up transcoding the clip with mencoder (from the MPlayer suite)
> and generating the index.vdr file with a tool called genindex.
My aim is not to transcode the TS-File. I want to get it into VDR to 
access it just as if it came frome the DVB-card.
A hint into the right dircetion how to do this could be helpful.



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