[mythtv-users] mythrename.pl linking .mpg as .nuv

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Mon Nov 19 21:33:43 UTC 2007

On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 11:02:05AM -0800, Jon Larson wrote:
> I've got three boxes all running Knoppixmyth R5F27. All three run the 
> same version of mythrename.pl, but one box spits out links with .nuv 
> extensions even though all media files are .mpg.
> I've done a little searching on this and it has been suggested that this 
> is dependent on the results of the 'file -b' command in mythrename, so I 
> copied the results from a couple tests:
> PC with NUV links:
> AVPC1:~# file --v
> file-4.19
> AVPC1:~# file -b /mnt/AVPC1/tv/1004_20071106160900.mpg 2>/dev/null
> MPEG sequence, v2, program multiplex
> PC with MPG links:
> AVPC2:~# file --v
> file-4.19
> AVPC2:~# file -b /mnt/AVPC2/tv/1004_20071106180900.mpg 2>/dev/null
> MPEG sequence, v2, program multiplex
> Since these seem identical, I'm not sure what else could make these PCs 
> behave differently. Any further troubleshooting suggestions would be 
> appreciated.

Perhaps you have different versions of the perl script on the different
boxen somehow?  .nuv's were created by older versions of myth for MPEG2
files from, say, Hauppauge cards.

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