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I have an m3u playlist with the following format:

#EXTINF:0,10115 - Only Rai
#EXTINF:0,10118 - Corail la webradio

Both programs share the same URL. I'm trying to figure out the stream number in ffmpeg according to the audio-track-id property (so that i can use the -map switch to select a specific stream).

I found nothing about this in ffmpeg doc.


PS: here 's the output

ffmpeg version 1.1 Copyright (c) 2000-2013 the FFmpeg developers built on Jan 10 2013 14:51:35 with Apple clang version 4.1 (tags/Apple/clang-421.11.66) (based on LLVM 3.1svn)
configuration: --prefix=/usr/local/Cellar/ffmpeg/1.1 --enable-shared --enable-gpl -enable-version3 --enable-nonfree --enable-hardcoded-tables --cc=cc --host-cflags= --host-ldflags= --enable-libx264 --enable-libfaac --enable-libmp3lame --enable-libxvid
libavutil      52. 13.100 / 52. 13.100
libavcodec     54. 86.100 / 54. 86.100
libavformat    54. 59.106 / 54. 59.106
libavdevice    54.  3.102 / 54.  3.102
libavfilter     3. 32.100 /  3. 32.100
libswscale      2.  1.103 /  2.  1.103
libswresample   0. 17.102 /  0. 17.102
libpostproc    52.  2.100 / 52.  2.100 Invalid data found when processing input

I don't see why ffmpeg would process playlist directly

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ffmpeg does process m3u8 directly, but maybe only the HLS ones. Why do you have rtsp stream in it? – d33pika Jan 24 '13 at 1:44
I thought it would process it only for output. The playlist I have is provided by my ISP box, these are radio streams – xol Jan 24 '13 at 5:30

What do you get when you ffprobe file.m3u8 ? This should return the stream numbers for you to map.

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Nothing: it's not a recognized file format by ffmpeg – xol Jan 23 '13 at 19:00
@xol Are you using ancient ffmpeg or something recent? Show your complete console output. – LordNeckbeard Jan 23 '13 at 20:35

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