[mythtv-users] UK commflagging script

Robert Longbottom rongblor at googlemail.com
Tue Feb 1 13:18:18 UTC 2011

On 1 Feb 2011, at 10:44 AM, Alex Butcher <mythlist at assursys.co.uk> wrote:

> On Mon, 31 Jan 2011, Alex Butcher wrote:
>> I took it upon myself to hack <http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Silence-detect.sh>
>> into something practical that can actually be used to commflag UK TV
>> recordings.  The results of my hacking can be found at
>> <http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Mythcommflag-wrapper>.
>> Improvements and suggestions welcome.
> I've just put a new version up on the wiki.
> It fixes all of the TODOs bar implementing a "flag all unflagged recordings"
> mode. Maybe when I can trust it to not go haywire... :-)
> So it now pulls the MySQL config from mysql.txt, automatically works out
> $RECORDINGSROOT by querying the database for storagegroups, sets a skiplist
> instead of a cutlist (but can optionally copy that skiplist to the cutlist
> automatically), and specifies that bash should be used as I use some
> bash-specific features.
> Best Regards,
> Alex

Nice one :). I'll give it a try tonight and see how it gets on. 


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