[mythtv-users] Record to one directory, move to another after transcoding?

Nate Carlson natecars at natecarlson.com
Wed Feb 14 18:51:39 UTC 2007

On Wed, 14 Feb 2007, Brian Wood wrote:
> When you say "stream" recordings in progress do you mean "streaming" it 
> in addition to recording it in the normal way? As in record it in two 
> places at once, the second location via "streaming"?
> I think what you mean by "streaming" is not what the usual meaning is, 
> or else I'm just not understanding what you want to do.

*nods* wrong word - s/stream/write/  :)

> If you just want to move a recording to another location look at the 
> myth_archive_job.pl script in the contrib directory. This will simply 
> move a recording to another location leaving a link to it in the 
> original location. This is what I do for moving a recording after-the- 
> fact to a storage device that's not fast enough to record it in the 
> first place, which I think may be what you want since you mention the 
> original location being capable of fast writes and the later storage 
> location being slow.

Great - I will take a look at it. Thanks!

> Myth_archive_job.pl is completely unrelated to MythArchive, a similarity 
> of names has caused confusion with some folks.


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