[mythtv-users] mythrename.pl renames my .avi to .nuv

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Jan 15 15:30:07 UTC 2007

On Jan 15, 2007, at 6:16 AM, Christophe Zwecker wrote:

> Hi,
> i made a script/userjob to convert mpeg recordings to xvid, I run
> mythrename after but it renames the file to .nuv . Where do I need to
> change the script so it will leave the avi suffix alone ?
> Sorry i dont know perl..
> Best regards,
> Christophe

Line 385 says:
         my $suffix = ($out =~ /mpe?g/i) ? '.mpg' : '.nuv';

This means if the file contains mpeg or mpg it will add .mpg and in  
all other situations it will use .nuv.
That regex is even a little wonky since it will change files named  
somethimpegelse.nuv to somethimpegelse.mpg
It should really be:
         my $suffix = ($out =~ /mpe?g$/i) ? '.mpg' : '.nuv';

Not the most efficient way, but certainly the easiest to keep avi  
extensions would be to add this line after 385:

	$suffix = ".avi" if ( $out =~ /\.avi$/i );

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