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

Hika van den Hoven hikavdh at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 00:37:45 UTC 2021

Hoi Peter,

Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 7:08:16 PM, you wrote:

> Test it by running these

> Display help page
> /usr/share/mythtv/metadata/Television/tmdb3tv.py -h

> Display series data xml
> /usr/share/mythtv/metadata/Television/tmdb3tv.py -l en -a US -M Monk

> Display episode data xml
> /usr/share/mythtv/metadata/Television/tmdb3tv.py -l en -a US -N 1695 
> "Mr. Monk and the Psychic"

> Display episode data xml
> /usr/share/mythtv/metadata/Television/tmdb3tv.py -l en -a US -N Monk 
> "Mr. Monk and the Psychic"

> Run the same tests for tvmaze.py

> Let me know if this works.

> Note: You need to install them on all frontends and backend.

> Peter

With tmdb3tv I encounter a more complex issue that I as jet do not
fully understand. I was missing: https://pypi.org/project/future/0.6.0/
that next after installing gave the following error:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "./tmdb3tv.py", line 159, in <module>
  File "./tmdb3tv.py", line 79, in main
    from MythTV.tmdb3.lookup import timeouthandler
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/MythTV/tmdb3/__init__.py", line 5, in <module>
    from .tmdb_api import Configuration, searchMovie, searchMovieWithYear, \
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/MythTV/tmdb3/tmdb_api.py", line 69, in <module>
    from .request import set_key, Request
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/MythTV/tmdb3/request.py", line 12, in <module>
    from .cache import Cache
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/MythTV/tmdb3/cache.py", line 13, in <module>
    from .cache_engine import Engines
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/MythTV/tmdb3/cache_engine.py", line 47, in <module>
    class CacheEngine(with_metaclass(CacheEngineType, object)):
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/future-0.6.0-py2.7.egg/future/utils/__init__.py", line 125, in with_metaclass
    return metaclass('temporary_class', None, {})
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/future-0.6.0-py2.7.egg/future/utils/__init__.py", line 123, in __new__
    return type.__new__(cls, name, (), d)
TypeError: type() argument 1 must be string, not unicode

Tot mails,
  Hika                            mailto:hikavdh at gmail.com

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