[mythtv-users] Power Search - People search - anyone?

David Engel david at istwok.net
Mon Nov 12 16:53:04 UTC 2012

On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 08:11:47AM +0100, Ole Nissen wrote:
> I want to be able to do a power search and record all movies when one or
> more actors are on the role list. I have followed the guide on the wiki:
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Custom_Recording: People Search replacement: An
> Advanced Custom Recording Example
> In mythweb->Custom->Power Search->Additional tables, I put the string:
>  "JOIN credits AS c ON c.chanid=program.chanid AND
> c.starttime=program.starttime JOIN people AS p ON p.person=c.person"
> And in the search part:
> "p.name = 'Bruce Willis'
> When I submit this, an error is thrown, caused by an invalid "," that is
> put before the Join statement. This has to be an error in the mythweb
> script. So I tried to do the same from the frontend. Here it is possible to
> put in the join statement, but it still doesn't find any recordings.
> Does anyone have a working rule to spare?

Ues mythfrontend.  Apparently, mythweb insists on adding the leading
',' which is needed for some queries.

David Engel
david at istwok.net

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