[mythtv-users] recordedseek table content

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Mon Dec 13 14:50:53 UTC 2010

On 12/13/2010 09:47, Greg Oliver wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 6:35 AM, Raymond Wagner<raymond at wagnerrp.com>  wrote:
>> On 12/13/2010 06:30, Anthony Giggins wrote:
>> On 13 December 2010 08:45, Raymond Wagner<raymond at wagnerrp.com>  wrote:
>>> On 12/12/2010 17:00, D. R. Newman wrote:
>>>> On 12/12/10 21:08, Raymond Wagner wrote:
>>>>> See http://mythtv.org/wiki/Mythvidexport.py
>>>>> It already does most of those operations as a user job, plus allows user
>>>>> defined formatting of the resultant filename, and metadata pulling from
>>>>> the defined data grabbers in MythVideo.
>>>> Thanks for the reference. I knew about mytharchive, and the different
>>>> job it does, but had not come across mythvidexport.py . I take it that
>>>> it doesn't transcode the file, just moves it? (I have to ask, because
>>>> Python isn't one of the languages I have used.)
>>> Correct.  It copies the recording as it exists over to MythVideo.  It does
>>> not do any transcoding.
>> Silly question but what is the point of that?
>> other then grouping everything in mythvideo?
>> I thought the whole point of mythvideo was to play back anything that wasn't
>> a recording or a place to export recordings after transcoding to reduce
>> storage requirements?
>> Recordings and MythVideo exist as different organizational strategies.
>> Recordings are only separated by title, and sorted by date, while MythVideo
>> can incorporate much deeper folder trees, including season divisions sorted
>> by episode number.  Recordings are best done on independent disks to best
>> use the balancing capabilities of storage groups, while MythVideo is fine on
>> single large redundant array.
>> In my case, I've only got about a TB of storage for recordings on a couple
>> spare old drives.  Anything I want to keep gets flagged, losslessly clipped,
>> and migrated over to MythVideo.
> I cannot find this in any of my mythtv sources though.
> Is it something that is going to be in the distributed source, or
> somewhere we can grab it?

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