[MPlayer-users] [Sorry for the base64 code]Re:Why -chapter works well but -ss fails for DVD?
nsabbi at tiscali.it
Wed Apr 13 17:03:19 CEST 2005
Bo Xie wrote:
>>This question was answered million times. Search the ML archive
>Calm down, please. My question is why -chapter works well and it is
>also a "seek" action for DVD.
it's different: -chapter reads seeking positions from ifo files, -ss ...
>I know -ss fails for mplayer for a long
>time, but I want to know why?
mpegs don't have an index like other formats, so seeking is based
exclusively on euristhics and luck
>Then maybe we can fix it. Right? Thank
yes, implementing an indexing algorithm for mpeg files
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