[mythtv-users] Disable MythVideo filename parsing

Jan Ceuleers jan.ceuleers at gmail.com
Tue Aug 31 14:13:01 UTC 2021

On 30/08/2021 22:54, revans wrote:
> I am looking in "videometadata" and I see many entries in subtitle,
> season and episode which I did not enter and could not have been
> fetched remotely (mythtv is blocked from internet access).  These
> entries must have been made by mythtv by parsing the filename for
> information and at the time the entries were made, most certainly all
> "metadata lookups" were disabled.
> It seems like something is populating these fields when I scan/update
> the Videos directory even though all metadata lookup stuff should be
> turned off.

The metadata lookup can also be run on a frontend; not only on the
backend. Are you sure that all frontends as well as the backend have at
all times been prevented from accessing the internet?

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