[mythtv-users] iTunes and MythMusic

Shanon Mulley shanonmulleyster at gmail.com
Wed May 31 23:49:50 UTC 2006

Sure I can share it.

Actually, I already have. If you search through the archives of this
mailing list, you should see two postings of mine where I put the
details up. The first one will include the files, plus detailed
instructions on how to use them. The second will be an update of the

Let me know if you need further help.

On 5/31/06, Phill Edwards <philledwards at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I manage my mythmuisc playlists using itunes. The way I manage this is:
> > 1) Make some changes in itunes (on my windows machine) - either
> > adding/editing playlists, or adding new music. (All these mp3's are
> > stored on the windows machine)
> > 2) On the mythtv machine, run a script to read through the itunes xml
> > database file, and copy any new music from the windows machine to the
> > linux machine.
> > 3) In mythtv, run the "scan for new music" function.
> > 4) Run a second script to update the playlists.
> >
> > If no new music has been added, just new playlists, I can skip steps 2 and 3.
> >
> > Yes this means all my mp3's are on two machines, but that was my
> > intention - sort of a backup. I'm sure these scripts could be modified
> > to use a central repositry for thet mp3 files. I just find this
> > easier.
> Any chance you could share your scripts with the group?
> Regards,
> Phill
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