[mythtv-users] Video metadata lookups are stalling

Andy Smith hastymind at googlemail.com
Sun Dec 23 21:54:26 UTC 2018

On Sun, 23 Dec 2018 at 10:10, Jan Ceuleers <jan.ceuleers at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello
> These last few days video metadata lookups have become a hit-and-miss
> affair. Today I decided to investigate.
> I've been adding a number of movies to my mythvideo collection. For some
> of them the metadata came up OK, but not for several others.
> The one I'm ivestigating is "Thor: Ragnarok". When I run the grabber
> manually it works: running the following command as the mythtv user on
> the master backend
> $ /usr/share/mythtv/metadata/Movie/tmdb3.py --debug --movielist "Thor
> Ragnarok"
> dumps a load of relevant information as you would expect, but nothing
> appears in the mythvideo client.
> If I then go onto filling in "tmdb3.py_284053" in the inetref field
> using the frontend (running on the master backend) and attempt
> retrieving all details, the log says that it is running
> "/usr/share/mythtv/metadata/Movie/tmdb3.py -l en -a GB -D 284053" but
> nothing happens.
> If I try and run this command myself, adding "--debug" I see that it
> stalls on the following line:
> loading
> http://api.themoviedb.org/3/movie/284053/casts?api_key=c27cb71cff5bd76e1a7a009380562c62
> Any ideas?
> Thanks, Jan

Sorry to say, all I can add is 'me too', this was working up till
2018-12-19, interesting I seem to have installed
2:29.1+fixes.20181210.362f382~ubuntu18.04.1 and there is
2:29.1+fixes.20181217.979fc68~ubuntu18.04.1 available, I will try an
upgrade after tonights's recording are finished.

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