[mythtv-users] MythTV Sharing Question

Bryan Halter bhalter at armyofpenguins.com
Tue Nov 15 12:12:15 EST 2005

Brad Fuller wrote:

> Gary Franczyk wrote:
>> I understand that it is a touchy subject.  I guess it would have to be a
>> plug-in. 
>> Of course, if I missed an episode of Mythbusters, it would be great 
>> to pull
>> it off of someone else's hard drive.
>> On Monday 14 November 2005 01:51 pm, Gary Franczyk wrote:
>>> Hi, is there a way I can share a MythTV system with my friends?
>>> I mean, I would like to see the TV shows that my friends have 
>>> recorded on
>>> MY MythTv box....  And perhaps select them to download to my box when I
>>> want to watch them.   (even if I cant watch them right away and I 
>>> have to
>>> wait for the system to download the file
>>> _
>> I'm not affiliated with the developers or anything, but I rather 
>> suspect MythTV having an official p2p function is less than likely 
>> since that would introduce the issues that plaque other p2p programs..
> why can't you just copy their .nuv file and associated .png file and 
> put it in your video directory?
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Because you would then have an orphaned show.  You also need the 
database information well not THE databse information but you need some 
database information since the watch recordings screen is generated by 
querying the databse not by querying the .nuv files

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