[mythtv-users] Commerical Marking on uploaded mpg's?

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Sat Feb 17 22:34:01 UTC 2007

Ken Mandelberg wrote:
> I sometimes upload an mpeg2 copy of a program and play it on a frontend 
> machine from the command line as "mythtv tv.mpg". All the mythtv 
> controls work, and it even will save my place if asked.
> I would like to preprocess it and have the commercials marked by the 
> same criteria as the mythtv recorded programs. Can I initiiate this from 
> the command line on the frontend machine where the mpg resides, before I 
> do the playback?
I'd suggest using myth.rebuilddatabase.pl in the contrib folder which 
will import "orphan" files into your database so you can watch them from 
the Watch Recordings screen.  You can also then run mythcommflag on it 
from the commandline to flag commercials and build a seektable.


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