[mythtv-users] Problems with imdb.pl

David Campbell dave at cpfc.org
Sat Mar 24 17:48:21 UTC 2007

David Campbell wrote:
> Tamir Alush wrote:
>> Another problem I have is that I'm trying to find a way to run the IMDB 
>> script on my whole database automatically
>> instead of a title-by-title method. Is there a solution for this?
> something like this- untested
> #!/bin/bash
> #
> # path to movies
> MOVIEDIR="/movies"
> for movie in `find . -name \*.avi | cut -d / -f 2 | sed -e 's/.avi//g'`
> do
> /usr/share/mythtv/mythvideo/scripts/imdb.pl -M $movie
> done

Actually - this doesn't do what we want does it?  It just queries IMDB 
and doesn't update the database.

There would be a a bit of work to get that functionality working but it 
would be doable.


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