[Theora] trying to encode from dvd using mplayer
dvdkhlng at gmx.de
Fri Dec 3 15:07:30 PST 2004
>>>>> "Arc" == Arc Riley <arc at xiph.org> writes:
> On Fri, Dec 03, 2004 at 11:08:35PM +0100, David Kuehling wrote:
>> > That's how I got around it. Just use the unix "cat" command to
>> join > the files..
>> > cat >>piece1.ogg piece2.ogg piece3.ogg piece4.ogg
>> Works in theory, but I'm not sure how many players can cope with such
> Anything that implements Ogg correctly. Oh, that's almost
> nothing. Hmm. Well, you could help me with the various work nessesary
> to get libogg2 out, and thereby, solve this incompatability problem
> across the board...
the mplayer people seem to consider any demuxer that requires an
external library to be wronlgy designed... last thing i read on
mplayer-dev was that somebody considered backporting the native
mplayer-g2 ogg demuxer (that doesn't need libogg). also not sure how
libogg2 helps with the .ogm demuxing.
just thinking about the right upgrade-path for mplayer. maybe create a
new ogg demuxer for vorbis/theora and then, if it works and gets
accepted, add more .ogm-compatability stuff to it? And if the mplayer
people can be persuaded to allow a libogg2 dependant demuxer, could this
be an acceptable effort?
sorry for the mplayer-centric view. with my crappy computer (and all
the crappy video-files and crappy dvb-t reception) i just seem to depend
on all that neat video filters that only mplayer has.
btw what is it that needs to be done for libogg2? (wrong mailing list
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