[mythtv-users] Get MythVideo to ignore recorded shows

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Mar 28 15:01:45 UTC 2007

On 03/28/2007 09:27 AM, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> William Pettersson wrote:
>> So, I've (possibly mistakenly) stored recorded tv shows at /storage/video
>> I also store my regular video files under there, so MythVideo indexes
>> the recorded shows when doing its indexing thing
>> Is there any way to get MythVideo to ignore these files, or do I just
>> have to store the recorded shows somewhere else?
> yes.  That is a mistake.  Normally these are separate directories for 
> exactly the reason you are seeing.

And the fact that the recordings directory need not be available through 
the filesystems on any frontends (mythbackend will stream recordings), 
but the videos directory /must/ be available as videos are not streamed 
and MythVideo is a frontend-only plugin.


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