[mythtv-users] upgrade to 0.23, transition to storage groups and videometadata

george.smith at arcor.de george.smith at arcor.de
Sat May 29 10:58:52 UTC 2010


Thank you very much. The transition to storage groups worked perfectly. Thanks also for the tip on starting fresh with the TV shows to get the more elaborate metadata.


> Message: 14
> Date: Fri, 28 May 2010 18:56:23 -0400
> From: Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com>
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] upgrade to 0.23, transition to storage
> 	groups and videometadata
> To: Discussion about mythtv <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
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> On 5/28/2010 17:36, george.smith at arcor.de wrote:
> > I just upgraded to 0.23. Mythweb tells me that it "now requires use of the
> Videos Storage Group", and we use mythweb exclusively for viewing videos. I
> haven't been using storage groups for videos yet, and am wondering how to
> make the transition without losing all the metadata I've put together over
> the years.
> >    
> When you upgrade to 0.23, all your existing content will be hashed.  If 
> you then move that content over to a directory defined in the 'Videos' 
> storage group, MythVideo will be able to recognize that it is the same 
> file in a new location, and update the location stored in the database 
> to match.
> > The fields I have are: intid, title, director, plot, rating, inetref,
> year, userrating, length, showlevel, filename, coverfile, childid, browse,
> playcommand, category. Am I missing an update to the database?
> >    
> Yes.  You are running an old schema (pre-0.22), and will be updated the 
> first time you run the MythVideo plugin.  Title, subtitle, season, and 
> episode are only parsed for newly scanned videos.  Old videos from prior 
> to 0.22 will only have the title set.  It's generally suggested to start 
> fresh, or at least remove all existing TV shows when upgrading, so you 
> can reprocess the title and pull newer (better) metadata.

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