[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #3117: Rewrite Mythweb's Mythvideo Module

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Thu Feb 22 20:53:33 UTC 2007

Rob Smith wrote:
> On 2/22/07, Tom Lichti <tom at redpepperracing.com> wrote:
>> Ah...my mistake. The mythweb server is not a Myth server, so imdb.pl was
>> not installed. I installed it and now it works, sort of. It doesn't find
>> too many of my videos, and the ones it does, it can't update the
>> artwork. I have verified that the apache user can write to the specified
>> directory, so I'm not sure why it's not working.
>> Thanks
>> Tom
> Can you run this query and see what gets returned
> SELECT data FROM settings WHERE value = "VideoArtworkDir" AND hostname
> = "hostname as returned by the hostname shell command";
> Does it return the directory you are thinking it should?

Nope. That would be the problem. I assumed (wrongly) that it was trying 
to use mythweb/data/video_covers, so I focused on making that work. I'll 
update the DB with the correct and test again.

> And second, can your server talk out port 80? if you run imdb.pl -P
> [imdb number here], can you wget the url it gives back? 


> Does your php
> have allow_url_fopen = on? (I need to add in a check for that...).


I think once I have the DB set right it will work.

Thanks for the help, I doubt I would have figured that out on my own...


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