[MPlayer-users] Wrong time on kaffeine's m2t files

Nico Sabbi nicola.sabbi at poste.it
Fri Jan 7 17:53:01 CET 2011

Michal Svec ha scritto:
> Hello,
> if I record something from TV (DVB-T) with kaffeine, mplayer playing 
> the recorded m2t file shows weird times in OSD, like in the 
> 05:30:24/00:00:02 right at the start of playing.
> I have got a hint that the strange number is some kind of a DVB-T 
> stamp, however with stamps for TV recordings being completely 
> arbitrary I would say it would be much better to display a time passed 
> since the beginning of the playing.
> Here is a sample recording and its first 5MB:
> http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~rebel/mplayer/TEST.m2t
> http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~rebel/mplayer/TEST-small.m2t
> I am also attaching the output of mplayer -v TEST.m2t, which I have 
> uploaded along with TEST-small.m2t also to FTP incoming.
> Thanks
> Michal

as you guessed the time displayed is the time embedded in the video 
stream. Changing those timestamps
would require a lot of error-prone code to do something of questionable 

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