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

Rob Smith kormoc at gmail.com
Sun Feb 25 10:42:05 UTC 2007

n 2/25/07, raptor jr <raptorjr at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Think i've found part of the problem. When you try to find the imdb.pl
> script with locate it seems that there is some kind of \0 at the end of the
> line that is found or something.
> Therefore everything that you add after $imdb get cut off.
> If i altered one of the file_exists, above the locate, to point to where i
> have my script it works to get information from IMDB. I get some hits, and i
> also get the movie information.
> However, the poster problem still exist. The poster gets saved, but not
> associated with my file. So it is still "Missing Cover" in MythWeb. And that
> seems to have something to do with file paths.
> If i try to get information for a moviefile with IMDB through the
> Videomanager in MythTV the path to the poster is
> "/mnt/multimedia/posters/0238380.jpg" (this works, the poster shows) and if
> i try to get it through MythWeb the path is "data/video_covers//0238380.jpg"
> (dont work, no poster).
> Hope this helps in any way.
> /Stefan

Why yes, yes it does! I've commited a changeset that should fix the
trailing \0 and the poster path issue. Please test and let me know if
it's working now.


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