[mythtv-users] changing filenames for saved movies

Steven C. Liu sliu at steven-c-liu.com
Wed Mar 29 04:16:49 UTC 2006

Thanks, Brian.

Is there a way to get MythTV to do that automatically, or must I use 
something like cron?


Brian Wood wrote:

> On Mar 28, 2006, at 8:08 PM, Steven C. Liu wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> How do I tell MythTV to change the name of the saved shows to 
>> something more "human-readable"?  The directory that I save my movies 
>> into are shared via samba, and I like to watch my programs on a 
>> different box.  Right now, it is some numeric string, but I would 
>> like the files to be named something with the title.  How do I do that?
> Try "mythrename.pl" in the contrib directory of the source tarball.

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