[mythtv-users] ttvdb.py question

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Fri Jul 27 23:07:02 UTC 2012

On 7/27/2012 18:43, Thomas Mashos wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 2:48 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
>> On 7/27/2012 17:29, Chris Gentle wrote:
>>> The ttvdb.py grabber seems to be working fairly well on my MythVideo
>>> files but it fails if a series name is ambiguous.  I can't seem to
>>> figure out how to associate a particular series id from thetvdb.com
>>> <http://thetvdb.com> with a series.  I know that ttvdb.py has a
>>> configuration file option -c and according to the wiki you can place a
>>> series override in there.  However, since ttvdb.py runs in the
>>> background, how do you tell it where the configuration file is?  Is this
>>> even the correct way to do this?
>> The simple solution is to just make the series name not ambiguous. Instead
>> of using "Castle" or "Office", use "Castle (2009)" or "The Office (US)".
> Doesn't it ignore anything inside of ()?

That information is only stripped out if it fails the regular expression 
match for television episodes, and is instead treated as an independent 
video (a movie).


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