[mythtv] Storage Groups functionality

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Tue Feb 7 04:54:22 UTC 2006

On Mon, Feb 06, 2006 at 11:44:51PM -0500, Chris Pinkham wrote:
> > archived off the MythBox (preferably as-transcoded to MPEG-4), and have
> > all the metadata live in the system, so that if we wanted to look at
> > something, we could just hit play, and the box would tell the juke to
> > either mount said disc, or copy the file in to staging for playing from
> > HDD.  Or, at the very least, to prompt us to manually drop a DVD-R in
> > the drive for said purposes, as a first cut.
> I agree with this idea.  If there was an 'archived' flag and an 'archive
> location' for each recording, then mythfrontend could prompt for the
> proper media to be inserted or could even run a script to autoload the
> media indicated.

He's correct that this is OT for Storage Groups, and my apologies for
dragging it off there.  But yes, that's what I'm after.

> > You understand what I mean, though?  My personal wish is for Myth to
> > *natively* support archiving of programs which it still considers under
> > it's control.
> I agree.  It would be nice to be able to burn a few shows off to DVD,
> tell Myth I 'archived' them to DVD #109, and potentially have those
> recordings show up as archived or not even show up unless I went to
> the 'archived recordings' group/filter/whatever.  The autoload script
> mentioned above could work like the userjobs and be passed things like
> the archive location, chanid, starttime, filename, dirname, etc..


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