[MPlayer-users] Slave mode and get_time_pos problems

Nigel Arnold nkarnold at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 23 03:07:42 CEST 2008

"Reimar Döffinger" <Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de> wrote in 
message news:20080618161509.GB3700 at 1und1.de...
On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 10:07:56PM +0100, Nigel Arnold wrote:
> Play the movie using the above command line
> my script sends a get_time_pos, which returns the correct time, until 
> about
> 50-60% through the film and then it reverts back to 0 and counts upwards
> again (the movie still playing)
> Is this a bug or normal behaviour.

>This is normal behaviour for MPEG files, the timestamps can reset at
>arbitrary points, and MPlayer reports the time stamps in the file.

> Ideally, I need to get the current playback position in seconds, whilst 
> the
> dvd is playing.

>Except that when this happens for DVDs you should just use -nocache

>Reimar Döffinger

Thanks for the reply.

I still get the same results with -nocache added to the command line.

Is there anything i can do to resolve this ? 

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