[MPlayer-users] Merging multiple avi files into one

RC rcooley at spamcop.net
Mon Mar 14 00:26:17 CET 2005

On Sun, 13 Mar 2005 05:41:09 +0530
George Gabriel <grkiran at gmail.com> wrote:

> But when I try to seek in the resulting file, the image goes all wierd
> for some time, and I get an error on the console "Warning: First frame
> is no keyframe" I think it is some problem with the index, but am
> unsure how to fix it correctly.

Well, really, there is no way to fix it correctly.  Mencoder is just dumb, and doesn't know how to make an index properly.

Apply the attached patch to mplayer then recompile.  Also, use "-forceidx" rather than -noidx...  It takes longer, but work properly more often in my experience.
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