[mythtv-users] Ticket #11100: tv meta data fails for shows with duplicate titles
dekarl at spaetfruehstuecken.org
Wed Sep 26 20:48:34 UTC 2012
On 19.09.2012 15:13, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> However, regardless, is having to do this manually really
> acceptable from a UI perspective? Why shouldn't MythTV figure
> this out for itself?
a) It is.
b) Because you can't make something from nothing.
> Surely MythTV's metadata grabber can search for all of the show names
> that match, including the parenthesized ones and iteratively, search
> the matches for the episode data to identify which title match was
> correct, yes?
Which will work super good for episodes name "pilot" or "episode #".
What you need is better metadata. e.g. the guide providing proper
references to the series/brand/season/episode but that depends on a
common id scheme for tv content which is not yet available on a global
Unless you get that you'll have to do some manual hinting.
So, there is no bug :)
Karl who's been there and tried to connect the dots.
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