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

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Sat Feb 24 19:56:04 UTC 2007

Rob Smith wrote:
> On 2/23/07, Tom Lichti <tom at redpepperracing.com> wrote:
>>> If so, the output of this might be useful
>>>  http://apacheserver/mythwebl/video/imdb?action=grab&id=999&number=0120623
>>> it should show the output akin to:
>>> Update~:~ 999
>> I get a zero byte file, i.e. no output. Therein lies the problem, methinks.
> Aye, can you update and try now and see if it gives any new messages?
> If not, can you give me the version of php you are running, and where
> you got it? (Fedora yum, debian self compiled, or similar).
Ah, now we are getting somewhere:

"Warning, it seems like your version of php does not support 
file_put_contents. Video artwork grabbing is disable."

I am running a self compiled PHP 4.4.2 on FC3, and it looks like that 
function to save a stream was only added in 5.1.

It now does add the metadata however, but doesn't grab the cover, 


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