[FFmpeg-user] segmenter creates empty m3u8 file

Christian Ebert blacktrash at gmx.net
Mon Jun 18 17:01:00 CEST 2012

* Hector Cano on Monday, June 18, 2012 at 14:15:36 +0200
> On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 2:07 PM, Christian Ebert <blacktrash at gmx.net> wrote:
>> * Christian Ebert on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 00:29:54 +0100
>>> I'm trying to segment an mp4 into a m3u8 playlist. My 2 attempts
>>> so far result in an empty m3u8 file. What am I doing wrong?
>> Ideas anyone?
> I don't know for sure if this is the problem, but I always specify the
> segment length (in seconds)
> -segment_time 10
> I also had some quirks with the list contents (though the segments were
> correctly created) and had to specify a
> -segment_list_size N
> where N is a number greater than the expected number of segments.

-segment_list_size triggers some content to be written to the
test.m3u8 file - not very useful though, basically the same as
$ ls -1 *.ts > test.m3u8
But the manual says so, so I guess I cannot complain, and have to
look for a "real" segmenter, or experiment with creating an m3u8

Thanks anyway.

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