[mythtv-users] TTVDB lookup does not work on Centos

Robert McNamara robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Mon Nov 30 01:28:30 UTC 2009

On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 5:26 PM, Fedor Pikus <fpikus at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've just upgraded my centos-based Myth box to mythtv 0.22. When I
> tried the new movie database lookup, I noticed that it has different
> scripts for TV episodes and movies. The TV script does not seem to
> work:
> /usr/share/mythtv/mythvideo/scripts/ttvdb.py -N "Stargate Atlantis 100 - Rising"
> The modules tvdb_api.py (v1.0.0 or greater), tvdb_ui.py,
> tvdb_exceptions.py and cache.py must be
> in the same directory as ttvdb.py. They should have been included with
> the distribution of ttvdb.py.
> The listed files are indeed not in the same directory, they are in
> /usr/share/mythtv/mythvideo/scripts/ttvdb. But I can link them into
> the same directory, and it has no effect, I get the same message.
> What should I do to get the DB lookup to work? At least the old IMDB
> lookup would give me the series poster...

Well known issue, CentOS has a version of Python which is too old to
use ttvdb.py or Jamu.


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