[mythtv-users] MythTV Sharing Question

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Nov 15 15:13:31 EST 2005

Bryan Halter wrote:

> 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?
> 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

video directory != recordings directory


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