[mythtv-users] Does MythVideo/jamu use the thetvdb SID or EID

Robert McNamara robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 22:06:30 UTC 2009

On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 2:02 PM, auric <auric at aanet.com.au> wrote:
> Firstly congrads and many thanks to all the people who worked on 0.22
> and who are continuing to make MythTV an even more fantastic
> application.
> I've been using fill_mythvideo_metadata.pl so my videometadata inetref
> for TV Shows look like
> http://www.thetvdb.com/api/6770Detcetc/episodes/6038/en.xml
> I can run a sql script to convert these to 6038, but this is a Episode
> ID. It looks like MythVideo/jamu uses the Series ID in inetref.
> Does MythVideo/jamu use thetvdb Episode ID or Series ID in the inetref
> column for a tv show episode?

So this script places a web address in the inetref?  That is
incorrect, please ask the script author to fix that.

For Television, the inetref should be the seriesID number at TVDB, or
IMDB number for anything from TMDB (Yes, I mean IMDB number for TMDB).


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