[mythtv-users] mythtv2go

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Tue Jul 10 15:48:24 UTC 2007

On Jul 10, 2007, at 8:34 AM, Richard Freeman wrote:

> Tom Greer wrote:
>> I run mythrename.pl to convert filenames into human readable form.
>> Then I copy the ones I want to a USB hard drive (NTFS format).   
>> Then I
>> watch them using vlc on Linux or Windows.
> Can you do that to rename files in the recordings directory and not
> break the regular mythtv interface?  Ie, does it rename the files  
> in the
> database as well?
> If so that would be pretty useful!

It does, but you could potentially break it depending on the  
character set in your listing data and the character set of your  
database tables. You're better off using the --link option to create  
symlinks with pretty names and copy with those.

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