[mythtv-users] Watching recorded shows via a webserver.

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Fri Sep 7 01:01:12 UTC 2007


On Sep 6, 2007, at 5:58 PM, Nick Gray wrote:

> All,
>
> Just wondering if anyone has tinkered with this.
>
> I am using mythrename.pl and creating links to my original files
> in /video, in a directory called /video/shownames. (Very similar to  
> the
> defaults for the --link function).
>
> It seems I should be able to add "/video/shownames" to my webserver's
> path and setup the webserver to run a command such as "xine
> file://video/filename " and watch movies (locally that is) with the
> click of a mouse.
>
> haven't had time to play with it today, but if I get somewhere, I will
> post it.
>
> Nick

Yeah, it works fine. In fact, that's what I understand mythrename.pl  
--link is for. So you can play a video without having to know the  
channel id and timestamp.


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