[mythtv-users] MythVideo - Automatic Scan Problem - 0.24-fixes/r27420

Robert McMamara robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Sun Dec 19 02:42:00 UTC 2010

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On Dec 18, 2010, at 5:59 PM, agraham <agraham at g-b.net> wrote:

>>> _Filenames_
>>> A Movie Title.mpg <-------------- this is how all my files are named
>>> Title s01e01 Subtitle.mpg
>>> Title 1x01 Subtitle.mpg
>>> Title Season 1 Episode 1 Subtitle.mpg
>>> Robert, do you know if it is possible to disable auto scanning
>>> completely?
>>> Albert.
>> If it's movies you are getting metadata for then yes, that is
>> correct,but in your original post you said they were X-file
>> episodes..That naming scheme won't work... If you want metadata for
>> x-files then you need to name them following the correct scheme for
>> example X-file S01E01.mpg etc...
>> I don't believe there is a way to disable metadata download,unless you
>> remove the scripts or make them non executable...
> I actually tried this, but S01E01.mpg, did not work, it was missing the subtitle and "w" could not pull 

Sounds like you did not name the file to include the title. Please look at the supported naming formats *carefully*.


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