[mythtv-users] Recorded program file names

Rich West Rich.West at wesmo.com
Wed Sep 12 21:19:02 UTC 2007


Pilot error.. must be time to head home from work.  I must've run
mythrename.pl at some point in time and not realized that, without
arguments, it actually does something. ;)


> I was importing some files in to mythtv via myth.rebuilddatabase.pl,
> which is something I have not had to do in a LONG time.. Since
> ~April-ish, and I was really pleased to see that all of the files in the
> directory were named after the show name & such.  For example:
> -rwxr--r-- 1 root root  531283968 2007-03-30 18:48 /video/Teen Titans -
> 2007-03-29, 1-00 PM - The End (Part 2).mpg
> I remembered having to decode the file names according to the channel
> they were recorded on, the date, and the time, and I thought that this
> was a nice improvement even though I had not noticed it for some time.
> However, I did realize that all of the shows that have been recorded
> since September 1st, when I upgraded to 0.20.2 (via atrpms), went back
> to those file names:
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root  702949376 2007-09-06 07:25
> /video/1290_20070906070000.mpg
> Is there a setting buried somewhere that might have gotten flipped as
> part of the upgrade that I can flip back?
> Thanks!
> -Rich

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