[mythtv-users] how to improve Myth (was "OT: I'm streaming Netflix on my Linux box")

Magnus magnus at yonderway.com
Wed Oct 8 03:32:34 UTC 2008

jedi wrote:
>      That's a bit silly. Just put the Star Trek episodes in a separate
> directory. You don't have to shove everything in the same place.

Ah, but why should it matter what directory a file is in?  Why force the
end user to do the sorting when you have a perfectly good RDBMS sitting
there not even breathing hard, begging for work like this to do on your

Drop the media objects in any folder that MythTV can see.  It shouldn't
matter how they are stored as long as Myth knows where to find them. 
The sorting should be based on the metadata for the media objects, not
based on filesystem layout.

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