[mythtv-users] Manually add files to Watch Recordings list?

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 21:16:52 EST 2005

On 20/12/05, Steve Adeff <adeffs at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Monday 19 December 2005 19:04, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> > Steve Adeff wrote:
> > >Is it possible to manually add videos the the Watch Recordings list?
> > >I'd like to be able to add videos I have on my HDD to this list instead of
> > >having to go through MythVideo since they're tv episodes anyway.
> > >Is there an easy way to do this or do I just have to edit the db manually?
> >
> > There is a myth.rebuilddatabase.pl script in the contrib folder of the
> > MythTV source that will let you add files.  If they are NUV just put
> > them in your TV recording path and run.   If they are AVI or another
> > extension, pass the --ext avi option to it.  It should prompt for all
> > the necessary information.
> >
> > Kevin
> great, I've been doing a few manually, this should speed that up, especially
> if I can automate grabbing the show info from tvtome.com.

TV Tome sadly is no more. It was bought and has been dragged kicking
and screaming into the much slower tv.com. Hopefully the tvtome
scripts can be reconfigured to use tv.com (although old tvtome links
redirect, the tv.com pages try to ensure as little information and as
much CNET advertising as possible on each page)


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