Downloading Opening Ceremonies
Derek J. Balling
dredd at megacity.org
Sun Jul 29 11:55:58 EDT 2012
On Jul 29, 2012, at 11:21 AM, dinkypumpkin <dinkypumpkin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 29/07/2012 13:53, Derek J. Balling wrote:
>> and since there's a v2.4 out now, I might have to try that. :-)
> It's worth a shot. I use a v2.4 build and got results slightly different from yours. The download still croaked around the 4GB mark, but get_iplayer caught the error and rolled over to the second CDN and rtmpdump resumed the download from where it left off. OTOH, I didn't get around to downloading until the single version with commentary was posted, replacing the 2 versions available earlier yesterday. Those earlier versions may not have been available on both CDNs, so there was nowhere to go when it died 4 GB. No idea what the real problem is at 4GB. As Chris said, it does have the strong whiff of 32-bit overflow in some sort of accumulator value, but that's for another day.
2.4 was able to download the new/final ceremonies just fine.
But when I fed it the PID of the "no commentary" version, it was unable to grab the whole thing, possibly for the reasons you stated.
I really wish I'd managed to grab that in HD while it was still available..... (*extremely sad face*)
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