[mythtv-users] What can we expect in 0.23?

Fa fayoeu at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 02:09:54 UTC 2009

Not working yet...

[root at mythtv mythtvfs-fuse-0.6.0]# ./mythtvfs -o host=mythtv
/export/data3/mythtv/ /mnt/test
Could not find compatible protocol version (mythtvfs=40, backend=50)
Perhaps try with '-o program-width=N' where N is the new protocol width?

On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 12:53 AM, Jan Schneider <jan at horde.org> wrote:

> Zitat von "Michael T. Dean" <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>:
>  On 11/02/2009 07:42 PM, Robert McNamara wrote:
>>> On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 5:38 PM, David Hunter wrote:
>>>  One feature I would like to see is proper naming (Ie human readable)
>>>> file naming of mythtv recordings. Similar to the WMC filemame
>>>> convention, or is there already a way to do this?
>>> Please don't top post on this list.
>>> Yes, you can use the mythrename script.
>> Though doing so will likely cause issues.
>> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Mythrename.pl
>> In truth, Myth is /already/ doing the right thing by naming the recordings
>> using only Arabic numerals, the underscore, period, and "mpg" or "nuv".
>>  When you use human-readable names, you end up with the problems of dealing
>> with a) characters that are illegal in filenames on some file
>> systems/platforms, b) characters that are not present in the character
>> encoding used by the file system's filenames, c) file names that are too
>> long for filenames on some file systems/platforms, d) disagreement on how
>> the "broken" filenames were corrected to file-system-usable filenames in
>> various different parts of the code (i.e. Myth libs, Perl bindings, Python
>> bindings, ...) and/or redundant coding of the same rules which must always
>> be kept up-to-date, and e) many more issues...
>> So, use mythrename.pl --link (which will /never/ cause issues--the --link
>> argument is critical) and get the best of all 5 worlds:
>>  1) recording filenames that /always/ work no matter what
>>  2) human-readable filenames that can be used when reading files directly
>> off the file system (and that if "broken" can usually still be recognized by
>> a human)
>>  3) a directory that contains /only/ information about recording files
>> (i.e. no PNG preview pixmaps, etc.)
>>  4) the recordings from /all/ directories in /all/ local storage groups
>> are /all/ visible in the same location (meaning you don't have to hunt down
>> recording files across multiple different directories/file systems)
>>  5) as many different views as you want each named/sorted differently.
>> (There may be other worlds that I'm forgetting.  I'm intentionally not
>> mentioning the world I care most about, "makes it less likely for users to
>> mess with Myth's data," since many will disagree with me about who owns the
>> data.)
> There's also mythtvfs which I prefer because it is a fuse solution and thus
> works in real-time. Not sure if it still works with 0.22 though.
> Jan.
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