[mythtv] Re: [mythtv-commits] Ticket #857: Patch to mythrename.pl to work correctly with slave backends

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Fri Dec 23 11:00:49 EST 2005

Tom Lichti wrote:
> Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> Tom Lichti wrote:
>>> Tom Lichti wrote:
>>>>> Although I'll admit that your approach had one benefit mine 
>>>>> didn't: you could list the directories to quickly see/count what 
>>>>> different titles you have available.  (Didn't lose sight of the 
>>>>> forest for the trees.)
>>>> Not sure I see your point here, doesn't your solution do basically 
>>>> the same thing? 
>>> Never mind, I see it now... :)
>> Yeah.  Basically with yours you can do the same as:
>> ls /path/to/view/directory | awk '{split($0,a,"-"); print a[1]}' | 
>> sort --unique
>> with a simple:
>> ls /path/to/view
>> which is much easier to type (and remember ;).  I guess there's always:
>> mysql -u mythtv -p mythconverg -e 'select distinct(title) from recorded'
> Actually, I've got what appears to be a working patch for mythrename. 
> It only subs on title at the moment. Can you try it out (if you so 
> desire) and let me know if it works for you? I need to fix the 
> format/indenting...
Hrm. Somethings not quite right...it's not catching all the shows. If I 
don't use --sub, I get everything linked, but with --sub, it's not. 
Probably a looping thing. Back to the drawing board...


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