[mythtv-users] Two questions/comments on the consequences of human-readable filenames

Trey Thompson treythompson at gmail.com
Fri Feb 2 17:38:43 UTC 2007

> Yeechang Lee wrote:
> > For months, I've been using contrib/mythrename.pl to automatically
> > rename MythTV's inscrutable default recording filenames to
> > human-readable form
> ...
>  > * Rebuilding seektables the way I describe at
>  >  <URL:http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/183846#183846>
>  >  only works with recordings with default-style filenames
> Any reason not to just use "--link" option so the back-end can happily go along
> with the standard naming format?  I suppose it's a little messier, but it seems
> to be a good compromise.

This is what I use.  It works great for me.  I have it put the links
in a sub directory of my recordings directory.  This keeps the files
neat and tidy.  :)

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