[MPlayer-DOCS] [PATCH] how to make do with broken sources of encoding

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Tue Aug 22 19:13:21 CEST 2006

On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 02:37:29PM +0200, Guillaume POIRIER wrote:
> Guillaume POIRIER a écrit :
> >The attached patch explains $sub.
> >I didn't want to be too explicit as to what the described method is
> >supposed to be used for, for legal reasons, which may be a problem as
> >this entry is supposed to answer a FAQ, and I expect the reader to read
> >between the lines.
> >Now, maybe we can just say that we don't care and be more explicit.

I personally don't care at all...

> --- DOCS/xml/en/faq.xml	(r??vision 19492)
> +++ DOCS/xml/en/faq.xml	(copie de travail)
> @@ -989,6 +989,30 @@
>  <qandaentry>
>  <question><para>
> +How can I backup and encode a VOB file which beginning is broken?

"whose beginning", probably better: "with a broken beginning"

> +To some extend, some forms of copy protection used in DVDs can be


> +assimilated as content corruption.

"assumed to be", assimilate is what the Borg do.

> +</para></footnote>
> +is that it will be hard to get an encode with a perfect A/V sync.

with perfect

> +One workaround is to just shave off corrupted part and encode just the

the corrupted part

> +First you need to find where the clean part starts:
> +<screen>
> +mplayer <replaceable>input.vob</replaceable> -sb nb_of_bytes_to_skip

nb_of_bytes_to_skip should be in replaceable tags.


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