[mythtv-users] Assigning images to movies in mythvideo.
kevin.kuphal at myrealbox.com
Thu Jan 15 12:42:07 EST 2004
According to the videometadata table in my database, the images are stored
The actual filenames are stored in the coverfile column in that table.
Insert/update the record there with the filename. I don't know if this can
be done via the UI
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Martin Moeller
> Sent: Thursday, January 15, 2004 11:33 AM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: [mythtv-users] Assigning images to movies in mythvideo.
> Hi folks.
> Once in a while I come across a movie without any poster in
> imdb or any other place that mythvideo searches and I need to
> add manually fetched imagery in stead. I have heard on
> several occasions that is should be possible to just drop the
> images 'in there', but assuming 'in there' is my somewhere
> below my Video ROOT, it doesn't seem to work...
> All I get is a window like this:
> MythVideo -> Video Manager -> Browse to movie -> '1' ->
> Select 'Cover Art'
> + + + +
> + + Image + No files +
> + + Files + found +
> + + + +
> I can't see from the mythvideo code (assorted grep
> operations) where it is supposed to look and strace didn't
> give me much to go on either.
> Should the image be named the same as the file (sans
> extention, i.e. Madeline.avi -> Madeline.jpg?).
> Previously I have just added it manually to the database but
> now I'm curious how other people manage this. Have I just
> misread what I saw?
> Martin Moeller <martin at martinm-76.dk>
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