[mythtv-users] Moving file out of recordings

Ryan Steffes rbsteffes at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 14:58:48 UTC 2007

On 8/9/07, Robin Smith <1canuck2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> There may be a more elegant solution, but you could copy it to get it
> in MythVideo, then delete the version left in recordings through the
> Myth GUI
> On 8/9/07, Michelle Dupuis <support at ocg.ca> wrote:
> >
> >
> > I recorded a movie and the file is in the /storage/recordings.  I would like
> > to move it to /storage/movies and have it in my movie library.
> >
> > Can I just move the file in the OS, or will Myth get screwed up if the file
> > disappears from the recordings directory?
> >
> > MD
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You can certainly do either of those, but you may be happier
(particularly with the size of the file) if you use something like
nuvexport to transcode it first, and then delete it out of recordings.

Another option is to just move it and use the myth.find_orphans.pl in
contrib to clean up the database.


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