[Matroska-devel] Trying to open a MKV file that is beind downloaded.

Mike Matsnev mike at po.cs.msu.su
Wed Jul 13 16:32:20 CEST 2005


On Wed, Jul 13, 2005 at 02:41:11PM +0300, Lasse K?rkk?inen / Tronic wrote:
> > track headers etc -- all the information that is vital for playback. So
> > until you've downloaded that part you won't have any luck playing such a
> > file, sorry.
> 
> Hmm.. When were the backup copies of important headers abandoned? Or is
> that just not implemented yet?
There is an option to write them, but there is no way the splitter can
know that after a pile of garbage there will be some valid mkv
clusters, that's the job of some specialized recovery tool.

/Mike



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