[mythtv-users] 0.23 and [no] video storage group question

Nick F nikos.f at gmail.com
Tue May 11 17:34:14 UTC 2010

On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 10:23 AM, Neil Bird <neil at fnxweb.com> wrote:
>  When I moved to 0.22 from 0.21, one (arguably now not the best) option for
> MythVideo was to not have a videos storage group in mythsetup, and instead
> set up local videos/banners/etc. dirs. in the individual front-ends.  I
> forget why I decided that was a good idea, I think it was because I still
> wanted to locally use mplayer, and also that there were hints that storage
> groups were still a little 'beta'.
>  I kind of get the impression that this will no longer work in 0.23;  is
> that the case?
>  If I *do* need a video storage group ... is it possible to add that without
> losing all my carefully set up videometadata?  I don't mind getting a little
> clever with SQL ...

I still use local directories (shared via nfs) for artwork, banners,
etc and have upgraded to 0.23.  Works just fine.

I'm waiting until VIDEO_TS folder structures are supported before
making the leap to storage groups for mythvideo since a lot of my DVD
rips are in that format still.

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