[DVDnav-discuss] subtitles missing when using dumpstream with dvdnav://
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Mon Jan 18 01:45:16 CET 2010
On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 11:33 AM, Markus Beyer <m.beyer5 at gmx.de> wrote:
> I'm having some trouble with dvdnav://
> If I try to pull a dvd to disk with 'mplayer dvdnav:// -dumpstream -dumpfile', the resulting file has no subtitles in it. If I switch dvdnav:// vor dvd://, it works fine, but dvd:// has some problems with certain dvds. If I just watch the dvd with dvdnav://, subtitles work just fine.
> Do you guys have any clue why this is happening? I just can't figure this out.
I've never noticed that dumpstream would pull in subtitles.
I typically always use this in a loop:
-chapter $chapters \
-dvd-device $dvd \
-vobsubout $track.$chapters.vob \
-vobsuboutindex $count \
-sid $index \
-oac copy \
-ovc copy \
-o /dev/null dvd://$track
Note that I use dvd: there instead of dvdnav. For MOST DVD's that
I've seen, that will work for pulling subtitles, even for ones that
need dvdnav: for video.
For those handful that need to use dvdnav: here, be sure to check the
resulting .idx file. Mencoder always ends up using xx: instead of the
real lang (en:, es:, fr:) of the track, so I have to manually edit the
.idx file (which is why I typically use dvd: unless there is a
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