[mythtv-users] mythvideo ignoring folder.jpg

Ryan Patterson ryan.goat at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 02:47:00 UTC 2020

On Tue, Nov 24, 2020 at 6:00 PM Ryan Patterson <ryan.goat at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 24, 2020 at 5:37 PM James Linder <jam at tigger.ws> wrote:
>> > On 25 Nov 2020, at 6:04 am, Ryan Patterson <ryan.goat at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > Today I compiled mythtv on my desktop.  It connects to my backend and
>> everything works, except mythvideo doesn't show any of the folder.jpg (or
>> folder.png) files I have in my mythvideo storage group.
>> >
>> > I've tried all the mythvideo view options I could find: Browse,
>> Gallery, List views.  They all ignore the folder.jpg files.
>> >
>> > My HTPC mythfrontend continues to display all the folder.jpg files as
>> expected.
>> Maybe image related?
>> Some of my coverart is prepared with gimp. Some works some does not. What
>> are criteria for success?
>> Nothing obvious like size manifests.
>> I make jpgs as they are what is there but my latest failure I tried png
>> too.
>> James
> Sorry, I doubt that explanation.  All the images work fine on my HTPC and
> none of the images work on my desktop.  Both machines connect to the same
> dedicated mythtvbackend machine.
> I think it must be a subtle mythfrontend setting difference.  But
> everything is set identical, as far as I can tell.

I got it working by putting something under <Setup><Media Settings><Video
Settings><General Settings><Directories That Hold Videos>
And by something I mean '/dev/null'
Seems like a bug to me.
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