[mythtv-users] changing filenames for saved movies
beww at beww.org
Wed Mar 29 04:59:23 UTC 2006
On Mar 28, 2006, at 9:16 PM, Steven C. Liu wrote:
> Thanks, Brian.
> Is there a way to get MythTV to do that automatically, or must I
> use something like cron?
>> On Mar 28, 2006, at 8:08 PM, Steven C. Liu wrote:
>>> Hi folks,
>>> How do I tell MythTV to change the name of the saved shows to
>>> something more "human-readable"? The directory that I save my
>>> movies into are shared via samba, and I like to watch my programs
>>> on a different box. Right now, it is some numeric string, but I
>>> would like the files to be named something with the title. How
>>> do I do that?
>> Try "mythrename.pl" in the contrib directory of the source tarball.
You might be able to do it as a "user job", but I'm not sure how you
would pass the intended "new name" to it. A cron job might be more
BTW - try and avoid top-posting, it makes it hard for anyone reading
this in the archives later on to follow the thread.
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