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

Jon Larson jtlarson at u.washington.edu
Mon Nov 19 21:45:41 UTC 2007

Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> 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.
> Cheers,
> -- jra
I just don't see what is making the mythrename script believe that these 
files are NUVs. As for different copies of mythrename, I've checked all 
the boxen and mythrename appears thus on each one:

# $Date: 2006-02-27 23:40:08 -0800 (Mon, 27 Feb 2006) $
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