[mythtv] mythvideo DB enhancement

Rob Smith kormoc at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 19:32:37 UTC 2008

On Jan 3, 2008 6:41 AM, George Nassas <gnassas at mac.com> wrote:
> [ we will enforce
> pathname uniqueness within a SG even though it's possible to have
> dups in a multi-dir SG -- same as the situation with TV recordings ]

I'm really against the forcing of unique filenames. I don't want to
setup 55 storage groups for my dvd backups nor create a new one when I
buy another dvd nor rename them away from what they are on the disk.

> One benefit that occurs to me is with multiple storage groups it
> becomes possible to have custom lists of videos for each frontend.
> You might have a "MythVideo" storage group that references the
> contents of an NFS share which is common to all frontends but each
> frontend could also have a "VideosOnBoxN" storage group that points
> to local storage. They would all co-exist in the database because
> each local storage group has a unique name and frontends only look at
> storage groups pertinent to them.

Just so you are aware, this will break mythweb's mythvideo scanner.


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