[mythtv-users] Problems with imdb.pl
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Mar 25 02:54:46 UTC 2007
On 03/24/2007 07:52 AM, Tamir Alush wrote:
> Running the IMDB script on a movie name which has more than one word
> in its title,
> gives out no results. I have to add a backslash (\) before the second
> and third words in order
> to get the IMDB title number in return.
> For example: "imdb.pl -M Running Scared" returns nothing, but if I
> type "imdb.pl -M Running\ Scared" I get the
> correct IMDB title number.
> When running the IMDB script from MythTV, I run "ps aux | grep imdb"
> and find that this is the way MythTV tries to retrieve
> movie information from IMDB using this script (my first example, that
> I'm no coder, so I couldn't find the actual code in the script I
> should change in order to
> add a backslash to all second and third words. Is there a fix for that
Backslash is only one way to prevent the shell from eating the space
(and using it to break words in the command line). They way MythVideo
runs the script works.
> 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?
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