[mythtv] mythmusic w/o id3 and setting to limit how often rereadsdir

Bernard Johnson mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Sat, 7 Dec 2002 01:28:46 -0700

Please make the directory naming scheme part of the settings.  Everyone will
do something a little different.  For example, I use:


----- Original Message -----
From: "Isaac Richards" <ijr@po.cwru.edu>
To: <mythtv-dev@snowman.net>
Sent: Saturday, December 07, 2002 12:53 AM
Subject: Re: [mythtv] mythmusic w/o id3 and setting to limit how often

> On Saturday 07 December 2002 02:06 am, Chris Pinkham wrote:
> > I don't have ID3 tags on most of the 2000+ mp3 files that I've ripped
> > my wife and my CDs.  My car mp3 jukebox computer doesn't need ID3 tags
> > I never bothered to add them to the files I ripped.  I store the files
> > paths ending like GENRE/ARTIST/ALBUM/TITLE.mp3.  Since I don't have ID3
> > tags these show up in mythmusic a little weird (ie, not by genre,
> > album, title order).  I added a little code to mythmusic (in
> > I think) to fake the ID3 info if it's not there.  It assumes the files
> > are stored in the above directory structure and uses that info to
> > the correct variables before populating the database.  I was wondering
> > others might be interested in something like this or if they have better
> > ways to do it.  My code is enabled/disabled by an "ignoreID3" variable
> > settings.txt
> Sounds good.  It'd probably be nicer if the directory/naming scheme were
> specified in the settings file, but I don't have a problem hardcoding it
> that.