[mythtv-users] mythrename.pl - can I "undo" the rename?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Sep 25 03:04:24 UTC 2006

On 09/24/06 20:05, Phill Edwards wrote:

>I ran /usr/share/doc/mythtv-0.20/contrib/mythrename.pl without the
>--link option this morning and I think it's renamed all my recordings
>files. I guess it's not the end of the world but I would like to go
>back to the normal file names. Is there something I can run to go back
>to those?

mythrename.pl --format "%c_%Y%m%d%H%i%s"

But, any old recordings (from 0.17, I think) will get the "new" style of 
name (i.e. without the end time), so it may not be identical to what you 
had at the start (it will be an updated version).


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