[mythtv-users] Standard way to give real names to recording file names?
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Apr 25 03:35:10 UTC 2008
On 04/24/2008 07:30 PM, stuart wrote:
> Was wondering, is there a standard way (like: did someone write a
> script) to give real names to mythtv recordings?
Yes, but don't do it.
> I had thought I saw a thread where people were symbolically linking to
> mythtv recordings (leaving the original recordings alone). But the
> symbolic links had files names that were easy to understand. Like
> MASH_20080424_1600.mpg -> /var/lib/mythrecordings/2111_2008042415000.mpg.
That's the right way to do it. Use mythrename.pl --link. Make sure you
specify the --link argument, though. Otherwise, you're on your own with
the problems that can occur when you actually rename the files.
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