[mythtv-users] Bulk Updater for Videometa(imdb) data

Daniel Agar daniel at agar.ca
Fri Aug 31 02:31:02 UTC 2007

> List --
> I've taken the liberty of creating an imdb.pl wrapper to use with
> mythvideo. This is a commandline tool similar to the imdbbatchgrabber.pl
> tool that is included with knoppmyth. However that tool is out of date,
> and it heavily relies on the production copy of imdb.pl. So when imdb.pl
> is out of date the batchgrabber is instantly, and tends to stay that way
> for a long time.
> Anyhow, long story short. I've created a simple, but reliable bulk wrapper
> for imdb.pl to do batch updates of multiple types against your
> videometadata table.
> The script still has a dependency on imdb.pl, but in the past this seems
> to be maintained regularly and my tool only depends on a working copy.
> Anyhow, I have it out on a freebie file share site for now (takes a second
> to load download link). But have at it for those that are interested.
> http://www.4shared.com/file/23145905/548ed5c2/imdbupdatertar.html
> The usage is pretty self explanatory. Please send me feedback as
> necessary.
> Ryan
I've been wanting something like this for a long time but I wasn't aware
of the knoppmyth version. Have you considered adding this to the mythtv

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