[mythtv-users] Important: Changes to Metadata lookup in March 2021

Dan Wilga mythtv-users2 at dwilga-linux1.amherst.edu
Wed Feb 24 19:11:45 UTC 2021

On 2/24/21 1:10 PM, Peter Bennett wrote:
> On 2/24/21 6:41 AM, Jim Abernathy wrote:
>> Need some clarification on the Artwork and Data Sources settings and 
>> processing.
>> My understanding which is probably wrong is:
>> - The backend runs the metadata lookup job when a TV program is being 
>> recorded as a part of post-processing.
>> - You set the sources of the metadata lookup for the backend via the 
>> mythfrontend setup -> Artwork and Data Sources
>> So my question is if on one x86_64 mythfrontend, I change to the new 
>> TheMovieDB.org V3 Television, will that fix the problem for the old 
>> site being shutdown?
>> I ask because I had it set right on one frontend and then checked 
>> this morning on a different frontend and it showed the old tvdb setting.
>> Jim A
>> _______________________________________________
> Probably you did not install the upgraded MythTV version on the second 
> frontend. It should show the same on all frontends since it is a 
> system-wide setting.
Another possibility is that one or more of the Python scripts is missing 
on the frontend. The frontend verifies that each script exists before 
adding it to the list of choices. I built my own RPMs from scratch and 
ran into this.

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