[mythtv-users] mythrename.pl kills myth2ipod?

come se fosse antani antani at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 12:14:13 UTC 2007


On 3/7/07, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 03/07/2007 03:15 AM, Dmitry Shesterin aka dscheste wrote:
> > Is there a way to get myth2ipod working after recordings were renamed
> > using mythrename.pl?
> >
> > I stumbled upon this problem when I realized that myth2ipod does not
> > convert anything. When I looked into the code I realized that it
> > reverse-parses the filenames and, logically, if the names were changed
> > by mythrename.pl, parsing fails, the subsequent SQL query fails and
> > the script just exits.
> >
> >
> > Does anybody have a workaround?
> mythrename.pl --format '%c_%Y%m%d%H%i%s' --live
>
> And from then on use mythrename.pl's "--link" option to create links to
> your files with pretty names.  I have 5 different directories of links
> in different formats giving me differently-sorted views.  It's /much/
> more powerful than renaming the actual files, and when I want a copy of
> the file on a laptop or whatever, I can scp the link and it copies the
> file using the link name.  So, ugly filenames are only used by Myth and
> I only use link names.  Really, it makes me wonder why anyone would want
> to rename the files...
>
Sorry Mike but:
If i create the links with mythrename and then I delete some of the
recordings using the frontend, the links are still there, right?


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