[SATLUG] help joining two dvd's into one file

Jeremy Mann jeremymann at gmail.com
Mon Sep 8 08:35:37 CDT 2008

On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 8:27 AM,  <toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:
> Quoting Jeremy Mann <jeremymann at gmail.com>:

> ok I tried this and I got a timestamp error  here is what I did:
> @homestudio:~/Desktop$ dvdauthor -t -o The Lord of the Rings the two towers -c
> LOTR_2Towers_1.mpg -c LOTR_2Towers_2.mpg -c LOTR_2Towers_3.mpg -c
> LOTR_2Towers_4.mpg -c LOTR_2Towers_5.mpg -c LOTR_2Towers_6.mpg -c
> LOTR_2Towers_7.mpg -c LOTR_2Towers_8 -c LOTR_2Towers_9.mpg -c
> LOTR_2Towers_10.mpg -c LOTR_2Towers_11.mpg -c LOTR_2Towers_12.mpg -c
> LOTR_2Towers_13.mpg
> this is the output:
> DVDAuthor::dvdauthor, version 0.6.14.
> Build options: gnugetopt magick iconv freetype
> Send bugs to <dvdauthor-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
> ERR:  Cannot parse chapter timestamp 'LOTR_2Towers_1.mpg'

Ah, that's easy to fix. You'll need to add a timestamp for each
chapter. I forgot the -c argument needs a timestamp before it will
parse the VOBs.

-c 0,11:30 file.mpg -c 0,11:30 file2.mpg

Jeremy Mann
jeremy at biochem.uthscsa.edu

University of Texas Health Science Center
Bioinformatics Core Facility
Phone: (210) 567-2672

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