[mythtv] 0.25 Metadata v. Mac OS X
ctreleaven at cogeco.ca
Mon Mar 26 13:24:36 UTC 2012
At 9:29 PM -0400 3/25/12, Yves Cayer wrote:
> >On 03/22/2012 02:39 PM, Craig Treleaven wrote:
>>> I was trying out 0.25-RC today (Mac OS X 10.6.8, Myth compiled from
>>> source yesterday with osx-packager.pl). Most things work great but I
>>> noticed what appears to be a problem with metadata. Attached screen
>>> shot show the 'Artwork and Metadata Sources Setup' screen. I presume
>>> there ought to be a Metadata Source input box for Movie and TV media
>>> but it shows as a gaping blank spot on the screen:
>>> Didn't see anything useful in the log output for either the frontend
>>> or backend.
>>> Thought I'd double check before filing a bug report...
>This thread was originally started in mythtv-users, but it probably
>belongs here instead...
>It looks like python always adds the current directory to the search
>path for modules. I quickly tried to make a symlink to the MythTV
>bindings from the metadata/Television directory and ran the ttvdb.py
>script successfully. However, I ran into some issues because
>recently the bindings were changed to use the select.poll()
>functionality which is not supported by the native MacOS python.
> The solution is to install the official python binary.
>I've modified the osx-packager-qtsdk.pl script to add the
>mythmetadatalookup binary to the MythBackend.app, along with the
>metadata scripts and the python bindings, with the proper symlinks.
>I was then able to run mythmetadatalookup from the app bundle even
>if the python bindings weren't installed on my system. It looks
>I've attached a diff, if anyone wants to try it. The only thing I
>need to resolve is that python bindings get installed in
>build/lib/python2.7 which I imagine would be different if the python
Sounds interesting but the diff you mentioned doesn't seem to be
attached. Could you send me a copy of post it somewhere?
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