[mythtv-users] Save original files after transcoding

Michael Wisniewski mikewiz38 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 4 00:39:34 UTC 2016

On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 7:36 AM, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>

> On 06/02/2016 08:26 AM, Michael Wisniewski wrote:
>> Quick question...  If "Save Original Files after Transcoding" is checked
>> and you have a custom job transcode the files (IE: handbrake), does this
>> option not work?
>> I have it checked but run a transcode with a custom shell script that
>> executes handbrake.  I'm guessing that if you have these options set, it
>> doesn't backup the original and the user would have to do it through the
>> shell script.  Either that, or I have no clue where the files get renamed
>> to .old.
> Correct.  If you're doing the transcoding, you must do anything else you
> need done--including not deleting/keeping/renaming/copying the original or
> whatever.  The option is only for mythtranscode.
Ah, OK.  Makes perfect sense.  Thank You!
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