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

Peter Bennett pb.mythtv at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 17:19:52 UTC 2021

Hi Hika

On 2/25/21 11:19 AM, Hika van den Hoven wrote:
> It was an ambiguous error. The python2 mysql module 'mysql-python' was
> forked and renamed to 'mysqlclient'. So I had no mysql module under
> python3. Took some fiddling under gentoo to keep the old one for
> python 2.7 and the new one for python3 as they excluded each other.
> But now both tvmaze.py and tmdb3tv.py work under both python2 with
> partial adapted 0.27 bindings and under python3 with the current
> bindings.
> Next step is integration in older mythtv versions that have no
> knowledge of those two new metadata grabbers and there I am a bit out
> of my depth.
> I can only think of renaming either one of the two to ttvdb.py and
> update the inetrefs. But that requires their in- and output behaviour
> to be exactly the same! And my first tests seem to indicate that is
> not the case:-(  
> Tot mails,
>    Hikamailto:hikavdh at gmail.com

Do you have a list of steps needed to get it to work with version 0.27, 
for other people that are on older version of MythTV?


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