Saving input stream to disk

Christophe Massiot massiot at
Mon Jul 15 23:27:19 CEST 2002

À (At) 21:23 -0400 14/07/2002, Bryan Mo écrivait (wrote) :

>I would like to add save to disk functionality to the VideoLAN 
>client. I'm not too sure how to implement this. I want to be able to 
>save an incoming PS or TS stream to an MPEG2 file and possibly 
>convert a TS stream to PS format. How would I go about doing this? 
>Which blocks of the vlc architecture need to be modified?

Saving the stream shouldn't be very hard, try hacking 
src/input/input_ext-plugins.c:input_FillBuffer. On the contrary, 
converting TS to PS is highly non-trivial. I guess there are already 
utilities to do such a conversion (mpegtools ?).

Christophe Massiot.

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