[mythtv-users] Made my own fanart but Myth's not using it

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Fri Jul 6 07:40:01 UTC 2012

On 7/3/2012 02:05, Karl Dietz wrote:
> On 03.07.2012 02:01, Ian Evans wrote:
>> Ishtar didn't have any fanart at
>> http://www.themoviedb.org/movie/12704-ishtar so I downloaded an image
>> and saved it in the fanart directory as 12704_fanart.jpg.
>> Myth however is not picking it up. Am I missing a step?
> or:
>   * put it somewhere on the web (may be local) and add proper custom
>     metadata (e.g. MXML) see
>     http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/MythTV_Universal_Metadata_Format

The mxml files are just a very slight extension to the existing metadata 
grabber format, and the grabber format was designed with the intent one 
would need to be downloading that file as a URL. It does not currently 
support artwork that is already on the filesystem.

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