[mythtv] 0.25 Metadata v. Mac OS X

Craig Treleaven ctreleaven at cogeco.ca
Mon Mar 26 13:24:36 UTC 2012

At 9:29 PM -0400 3/25/12, Yves Cayer wrote:
>  >On 03/22/2012 02:39 PM, Craig Treleaven wrote: 
>>>  Hi: 
>>>  I was trying out 0.25-RC today (Mac OS X 10.6.8, Myth compiled from 
>>>  source yesterday with osx-packager.pl). Most things work great but I 
>>>  noticed what appears to be a problem with metadata. Attached screen 
>>>  shot show the 'Artwork and Metadata Sources Setup' screen. I presume 
>>>  there ought to be a Metadata Source input box for Movie and TV media 
>>>  but it shows as a gaping blank spot on the screen: 
>>> <http://dl.dropbox.com/u/26787680/0.25metadataSetup.png>http://dl.dropbox.com/u/26787680/0.25metadataSetup.png 
>>>  Didn't see anything useful in the log output for either the frontend 
>>>  or backend. 
>>>  Thought I'd double check before filing a bug report... 
>This thread was originally started in mythtv-users, but it probably 
>belongs here instead...
>It looks like python always adds the current directory to the search 
>path for modules. I quickly tried to make a symlink to the MythTV 
>bindings from the metadata/Television directory and ran the ttvdb.py 
>script successfully. However, I ran into some issues because 
>recently the bindings were changed to use the select.poll() 
>functionality which is not supported by the native MacOS python. 
> The solution is to install the official python binary.
>I've modified the osx-packager-qtsdk.pl script to add the 
>mythmetadatalookup binary to the MythBackend.app, along with the 
>metadata scripts and the python bindings, with the proper symlinks. 
>I was then able to run mythmetadatalookup from the app bundle even 
>if the python bindings weren't installed on my system. It looks 
>I've attached a diff, if anyone wants to try it. The only thing I 
>need to resolve is that python bindings get installed in 
>build/lib/python2.7 which I imagine would be different if the python 
>version changed.

Sounds interesting but the diff you mentioned doesn't seem to be 
attached.  Could you send me a copy of post it somewhere?



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