[mythtv-users] Keep recorded shows
brent.bolin at gmail.com
Thu Dec 24 05:37:11 UTC 2009
On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 11:32 PM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 12/24/2009 12:26 AM, Brent Bolin wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 11:18 PM, Johnny <jarpublic at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> So is this the correct syntax to create a sub directory called
>>>> show_names in /var/lib/mythtv/recordings
>>>> mythrename.pl --link /var/lib/mythtv/recordings --format %T/%T%-%S
> Don't use /var/lib/mythtv/recordings since that's your recordings directory.
> Use something like /var/lib/mythtv/links or /var/lib/mythtv/pretty or
> /var/lib/mythtv/views .
> mythrename.pl --link /var/lib/mythtv/pretty --format %T/%T%-%S
>>> I haven't looked at the syntax in a while. But as I recall the the
>>> --link argument is the key. Otherwise mythrename will overwrite the
>>> file names on the original files. As long as you are using --link you
>>> and putting them in another directory you should be safe.
>> Is this writing anything to the DB?
> Nope. That's why it's safe with --link.
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