[mythtv-users] send UPnP to mythtv

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 03:02:11 UTC 2011

On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 3:48 AM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
> On 8/11/2011 10:02, Stephen Atkins wrote:
>> I've searched around but can't find anything about sending a
>> video/picture/music from a device to a mythtv box.  It works the other
>> way around just great.  Anything recorded or other media I can see on my
>> windows and other linux boxes just fine.  What I would like is to push
>> video from my android phone to the myth frontend with out having to
>> tether the phone and copy the file across to the videos dir.
> Right now, MythTV only operates as a UPNP server.  It does not support
> client functionality.  As a hackish work around, you can use djmount and
> access the files in MythVideo.

Is it really that hackish? This is the *nix philosophy in action.
Small tools working together to create the whole. djmount presents
upnp as a filesystem. myth can access a filesystem and play videos.

Why do anything different? We don't re-write grep every time we want a
script to search a text file.

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