[mythtv-users] Naming conventions?

Greg greg12866 at nycap.rr.com
Mon Apr 18 23:51:25 UTC 2011

On 04/18/2011 07:38 PM, Nick Rout wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 11:09 AM, Jean-Yves Avenard<jyavenard at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> On 19 April 2011 08:08, Greg<greg12866 at nycap.rr.com>  wrote:
>>>   I was given Law and order UK season 1 as a gift... I ripped the
>>> episodes to mkv's..I gave them the usual name Law and Order :UK
>>> s01e01.mkv. It won't download the metadata..I looked on the TVDB and
>>> there is covers and fan art....
>>> I have tried:  Law&  Order :UK s01e01.mkv,Law and Order UK
>>> s01e01.mkv,Law and Order :UK (2009 s01e01.mkv
>>> Does anyone have an idea what I am missing?
>> I named all files as:
>> Law.And.Order.UK.S0xE0x.avi and mythtv find the data with no problem.
>> Absolutely brilliant series I have to say. I wasn't a fan of the first
>> few episodes because they were just replay of original (and excellent
>> at that) episodes. But from there it was awesome. The actors are
>> brilliant. Became my favourite of the franchise.
>> Too bad they aren't coming to Australia and there aren't enough of them..
> Once the files have been processed once by mythvideo, they tend to
> stay like that in the database, as a name change doesn't affect the
> hash of the file, which is what mythvideo uses to detect changes. It
> might pay to purge them all from the database (I tend to do this
> manually through the command line (with a very careful check first to
> make sure my search terms are right), do the name change and then
> rescan.
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Thanks, If I make any changes, I move the files,then rescan,make any 
changes,move the files back, then rescan..  This has always worked for 
me... Jean-Tves Avenard gave me his solution,I am off to try it... 
Thanks again...

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