[mythtv-users] mythrename.pl needs mplayer?

Anduin Withers awithers at anduin.com
Sat Nov 18 20:22:05 UTC 2006

> I get this message when I try to run mythrename.pl:
> You need mplayer to use this script on mpeg-based files.
> This is on a gentoo system.  I looked at the mythrename.pl, and it didnt
> seem to have any mplayer calls, and didnt contain this error message.  The
> scripts didn't need this before, what happened?

It was upgraded to use the new perl bindings, which do many more things than
mythrename did in the past (things that are not actually used by mythrename

Anduin Withers

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