[mythtv-users] How do I add existing avi files to mythtv's
kuphal at dls.net
Tue Jan 3 14:28:21 UTC 2006
Steve Adeff wrote:
>On Monday 02 January 2006 20:57, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
>>William Kenworthy wrote:
>>>How do I add existing avi files to mythtv's recordings?
>>>Do I need to transcode into a particular resolution etc?
>>In the contrib folder of the mythtv source is a script named
>>myth.rebuilddatabase.pl that will take an "--ext avi" command-line
>>option to import AVI files into Watch Recordings.
>I made a modified version of this that scrapes tv.com for show information and
>then adds it to the Watch Recordings list. If this is something that people
>might want to play with let me know and I'll post it to the list. I've used
>it for adding a few shows so far and its great, the g/f asked about this
>cause I refuse to manage MythVideo for episodic stuff....
I'd love to see this. I have the skeleton of an "Import Recordings"
screen for the frontend but I'm lacking the script that will automate
this to the point of making it useful.
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