[mythtv-users] mythrename renames files being transcoded

Matt Rude mythtv at mattrude.com
Tue Jan 16 18:15:50 UTC 2007

Christophe Zwecker wrote:
> Hi,
> After a recording stops I convert it to xvid via nuvexport, after that I 
> have the original mpeg deleted and then mythrename renames the avi.
> Problem is, if mythrename runs when the next show is being transcoded 
> then the mpeg of that later show is being renamed aswell and I can't 
> delete it anymore because it has been renamed.
> Is there a way to tell mythrename to work only on current file like to 
> put mythrename %FILE% as userjob ?
> Just calling mythrename seems to rename everything that as not been 
> renamed yet...

Yep just like you said make a userjob that will only look at that file.

"mythname.pl -h" will tell you almost everything you need to know.

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