[mythtv-users] Recording titles via UPnP

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Oct 24 03:40:02 UTC 2017

I just found a different option that fixes the original issue. I made
a change in line 1067 of mythtv/programs/mythbackend/upnpcdstv.cpp

to append the sSubtitle to the sTitle


Seems to do what I need.


On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 10:25 PM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks I will experiment. When I tried series less than 10 of the the
> shows showed up when I expected more than 100. Not sure why.
> John
> On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 5:18 AM, John Pilkington <J.Pilk at tesco.net> wrote:
>> On 23/10/17 04:20, John Drescher wrote:
>>>> Use mythlink  - see immediately preceding posts.  Put its results folder
>>>> in
>>>> your videos directory and scan for new videos.  Or you can copy just a
>>>> few
>>>> links instead.  And have an empty folder that you can link in as an
>>>> alternative videos source so that you can reset things easily.  See
>>>> yesterday's posts!
>>>> But I used to have to do this to get the files to play via upnp. Nowadays
>>>> I
>>>> see several ways  of displaying the menu.  YMMV
>>> Any tips on what to select in mythlink. I First tried all links
>>> generated then switched to the titles subfolder which seems what I
>>> want. The reason I ask is  I am not sure how it scans the folder
>>> structure and how that gets into the categories that it shows in the
>>> video folder of the upnp device. Video->Series-> looks somewhat
>>> promising.
>>> John
>> Hi John.  I'm not sure I see your problem.  I use this in mythlink
>>  --format  '%T-%cn-%Y%m%d-%H%i-%S'
>> and upnp shows around the first 30 characters from that, and a spurious
>> date.  I haven't used 'Series' much.
>> Perhaps you can tweak the format, or even edit the link names, to get a
>> display that suits you; then reset with a blank scan first.  I think you
>> need to do your basic selection before upnp starts on it.
>> Maybe someone else?
>> John P
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