[mythtv-users] mythtranscode drop-in replacement

Chris Pinkham cpinkham at bc2va.org
Tue May 25 01:43:48 UTC 2010

* On Mon May 24, 2010 at 09:23:04PM -0400, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 5/24/2010 21:17, Tom Sparks wrote:
> >I am looking for a drop-in replacement that can update the database?

> Write your own.  Just add a simple wrapper script around an existing 
> transcoding program, and include a couple lines using the perl/python 
> bindings to update the database as to the new location of the file 
> (preferably the same as the old location, but maybe with a different 
> extension).

This is exactly why I made the commercial flagging and transcoding
commands user-editable in the JobQueue.  I hoped someone would do
something like this.  I've debated doing it myself to use HandbrakeCLI
for the things I do transcode down, but have never got around to it.


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