[mythtv-users] recordedseek table content

Greg Oliver oliver.greg at gmail.com
Mon Dec 13 15:02:14 UTC 2010

On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 8:50 AM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
> 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?
> Most people do just fine with copy and paste.
> *hint*hint* scroll down...

I already did that..

Just thinking of my build scripts  :)

Thanks again.  This is great!  I have been manually doing this for
several months..

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