[mythtv-users] Recording every part of a TV series

Eric Lennon Bowman ebowman at boboco.ie
Thu Sep 16 05:19:25 EDT 2004

Schlomo Schapiro wrote:
>  I also find that quite annoying, but the problem lies with the source
>  website that xmltv_de uses (tvtoday). I was already thinking of
>  patching the xmltv script to put this "X. Teil" stuff into the
>  subtitle field. This would make series appear as one series with many
>  episodes and not as many differents shows ...

You could use a perl script and DBI to clean up your database after 
mythfilldatabase runs.  It's not so hard.

I've ended up ditching mythfilldatabase entirely...I wrote my own in 
Perl.  I'm happy to share if you're interested.  I do my own cleaning of 
titles, to fix just this sort of problem.

Eric Lennon Bowman
BoboCo Ltd
ebowman at boboco.ie

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