[mythtv] upnp video groupings

xavier hervy xavier.hervy at bluebottle.com
Wed Sep 24 17:20:31 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-09-24 at 18:08 +0100, xavier hervy wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-09-24 at 13:19 -0300, Greg Estabrooks wrote:
> > No, unless you are also changing things to auto update videometadata 
> > as a backend process instead of the current manually frontend process. Then 
> > sure go ahead. In fact I'd prefer to see something like that happen anyway :)
> Two way to do this:
> -I can write in videometadata instead of upnpmedia. It is quick but
> dirty.
> -create a "libmythvideo" library which can handle the scan and the
> querying. Ideally mythvideo should not require any sql directly. It
> would make things much more consistant as well as this could some how be
> use by mythweb too (I don't know how mythweb handle the scan, I will
> have a look). It would make the upnp grouping very easy to as all the
> stuff is already written. But would it be accepted ?

A third way which would require much more work would be to merge
recordings and videos, video poster, music cover art, pictures,
recording thumbnail ... but it's just a dream :)

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