[FLVTool2-users] >10 MB files & On2 encoding

Oszkar Nagy oszkar.nagy at gmail.com
Wed Aug 16 04:56:40 EDT 2006


I don't know phpstream and never tried the On2 video with flvtool2,  
but I am able to inject metadata in FLVs bigger than 100MB and be  
able to do seek in it (in actionscript).

Hope this helps,

On 16 Aug 2006, at 09:47, Joris Witteman wrote:

> Hi,
> I've been using phpstream* in conjunction with flvtool2 to stream
> FLV files in  Flash 8. However, only files under about 10 MB
> (haven't been able to  determine an exact limit) seem to be able
> to seek back and forth in the timeline. Bigger files act like FLVs
> without metadata and phpstream fails to perform the seek.
> Is there a known cause for this? Or should I look into phpstream
> further?
> Also, I have never been able to inject metadata into files encoded
> as On2 (Flash 8). Is this a known limitation of flvtool2?
> Trying to add metadata to an On2-FLV, I get:
> $ flvtool2 -U test-On2.flv
> ERROR: undefined method `[]' for nil:NilClass
> ERROR: /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/flv/stream.rb:138:in `add_meta_tag'
> ERROR: /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/flvtool2/base.rb:184:in
> `add_meta_data_tag'
> ERROR: /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/flvtool2/base.rb:137:in `update'
> ERROR: /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/flvtool2/base.rb:47:in `send'
> ERROR: /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/flvtool2/base.rb:47:in `execute!'
> ERROR: /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/flvtool2/base.rb:46:in `each'
> ERROR: /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/flvtool2/base.rb:46:in `execute!'
> ERROR: /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/flvtool2/base.rb:44:in
> `process_files'
> ERROR: /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/flvtool2/base.rb:225:in `each'
> ERROR: /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/flvtool2/base.rb:225:in
> `process_files'
> ERROR: /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/flvtool2/base.rb:44:in `execute!'
> ERROR: /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/flvtool2.rb:168:in `execute!'
> ERROR: /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/flvtool2.rb:228
> ERROR: /usr/bin/flvtool2:2:in `require'
> ERROR: /usr/bin/flvtool2:2
> TIA for any hints you can give me on either issue.
> JW
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