[MPlayer-users] time limited dump

Nico Sabbi nsabbi at tiscali.it
Fri Feb 18 11:17:26 CET 2005

The Wanderer wrote:

> Pierpaolo Bergamo wrote:
>> Hi guys
>> let's say I want to dump a continuos stream
>> mplayer -dumptrace xxx://domain.name/blabla
>> can I stop to dump after X minutes?
>> I didn't really find the parameter for that ...
> I haven't actually tried it myself, but '-endpos X:00' ought to do what
> you want.

no; there's no parameter to stop a dump. Your only chance is

mencoder -o file -oac copy -ovc copy -endpos x:00, but it's not always 
(try to embed real audio/video in avi :) )

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