[mythtv-users] command line Myth

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Thu Feb 2 15:16:16 UTC 2006

Vincent Yau wrote:
> Hi:
> i am looking for a way to record TV shows using myth but I would
> invoke the recording from command line (and not from mythfrontend).
> So I issue a Linux command with the appropriate
> parameters and it would enter a recording
> with the given start/end time.
> Is there a way to do so?  I try to dissect the mysql schema
> for myth and I tried adding a record to the table "record" but nothing
> happens.
> Any tip much appreciated.
> --Vincent
There is a script in the source directory mythtv/contrib called 
myth.rebuilddatabase.pl, you may want to try looking at that for some clues.


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