[mythtv-users] DVD creation in latest SVN

Paul Harrison mythtv at dsl.pipex.com
Tue Apr 10 09:36:44 UTC 2007

Martin Turner wrote:
> Trampas wrote:
>> I noticed that I am not able to create a DVD in the latest version of 
>> SVN. It appears that I can not select the file to save, of course it 
>> may be a stupid user issue as the GUI has changed.
>> Trampas
> I was just about to post to ask if anyone else was having problems with 
> mytharchive.. My problem sounds a little like yours. I can select the 
> files I was to create the DVD from in "Select Recordings" menu, but when 
> I go in to "Create DVD" (or create native archive) im told I have no 
> recordings selected. The only thing I have noticed is that no files are 
> being created in my mytharchive temporary directory when I select 
> recordings (or other files for that matter) so I just assumed it was a 
> permissions problem, however it IS able to create the 'config', 'logs' 
> and 'work' directories, so I don't think that is it...
> While im at it, does anyone else think the 2 levels of menus seem a 
> little complex for this? Wouldn't it be easier just to present a list of 
> all recordings in the Create DVD section and do away with the whole 
> selection sub menu...
It could be none of the recordings you selected are available locally. 
MythArchive can only use files that it has direct access to so in 
practice that mean it will only work on combined frontend/backend 
machines. This will eventually change probably shortly after I get my 
own dedicated BE machine in the loft :-)

Paul H

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