[mythtv-users] Custom Recording File Path/Name Format

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Mar 28 22:06:57 UTC 2007

On Mar 28, 2007, at 2:47 PM, Mark Covington wrote:

> What's your intent in splitting them out like this?  Are you  
> planning on viewing the recordings external to Mythtv?
> A better method might be to use symlinks.  Have your userjob move &  
> rename the file to whatever folder and create a symlink from your  
> recording directory to the new file.  There's an option in the  
> settings to MythTv follow links.  I'd assume this would delete the  
> linked file not just the link when you do a delete from within Myth.
> If you get creative with the mysql you could even have it rename  
> based on episode title, and create a new directory for a show if  
> necessary.
> -- 
> Mark Covington
> markcov at gmail.com

Maybe even add an option to mythrename.pl since a lot of that  
functionality is already in there and you can give back to the  
community easily. :)
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