[mythtv-users] Jamu and wath recordings

Robert McNamara robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Fri Nov 20 02:07:47 UTC 2009

On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 6:05 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 3:00 PM, Robert McNamara
> <robert.mcnamara at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 5:56 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 3:20 AM, Doug Vaughan <r.d.vaughan at rogers.com> wrote:
>>>> For the issues described for "Grey's Anatomy" and "Grey's Anatomy HD", this
>>>> is purely a case that Jamu does not parse the file name with the extra "
>>>> HD", so that it cannot find a matching TV series in TVDB. You can deal with
>>>> this by using a jamu.conf file (see the jamu-example.conf file for details)
>>>> and adding a "Grey's Anatomy HD" entry in the "[series_name_override]"
>>>> section.
>>> Without detracting from your no doubt excellent tool, thats not
>>> exactly 10 foot interface stuff!
>> Jamu isn't a UI tool, why would it need a 10 foot interface?  Jamu is
>> a script that provide artwork in recordings until Myth code is written
>> to do so.
> Ahh OK I see, so is it not available at all from the mythtv menus?

Correct.  It's a command line MythVideo contrib script.  It can be run
as a cron job to grab artwork for current and upcoming recordings.  No
GUI at all.

It's there because Doug say the need for a script that filled the gap
for the (unfinished) support for artwork in Watch Recordings, and
filled it.  Were it not for his work, it's unlikely any users would be
using it at all.


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