[MPlayer-users] How to tell how far through you are

Nick Rout nick at rout.co.nz
Sun Apr 2 22:48:10 CEST 2006

On Sun, 2 Apr 2006 15:31:00 -0500
Kichigai Mentat wrote:

> > The file was created with
> >
> > mplayer -dumpstream rtsp://rmlivev8.bbc.net.uk/farm/*/ev7/live24/ 
> > radio1/live/r1_dsat_g2.ra
> Well, there's part of the problem. RealNetworks likes to be very  
> possessive with their media. Also, this is a progressive stream. If  
> this were a video, it'd probable be in a MPEG-2 Transport Stream. It  
> was never meant to be seeked (well, I don't know another word for  
> it... sought?) through. The stream was just never meant for this.

I have problems seeking through bbc realaudio files that I create in the
same way. For compatibility with my car CD player I usually convert them
to pcm/wav  and then mp3 (as already posted) so the problem goes away
after that.

Nick Rout <nick at rout.co.nz>

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