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

John Finlay finlay at moeraki.com
Thu Feb 25 22:57:14 UTC 2021



On 2/25/21 1:36 PM, Roland Ernst wrote:
>
>
> On Thu, Feb 25, 2021 at 9:36 PM John Finlay via mythtv-users 
> <mythtv-users at mythtv.org <mailto:mythtv-users at mythtv.org>> wrote:
>
>     On 2/25/2021 10:45 AM, Hika van den Hoven wrote:
>     > Hoi Peter,
>     >
>     > Thursday, February 25, 2021, 6:19:52 PM, you wrote:
>     >
>     >> 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
>     <mailto:Hikamailto%3Ahikavdh 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?
>     >> Peter
>     > Get the latest version of mythtv from github:
>     >      Make directory where to place it and go there
>     >      run:
>     >      git clone https://github.com/MythTV/mythtv.git
>     <https://github.com/MythTV/mythtv.git> mythtv
>     >
>     >      If that does not work, first install git!
>     >
>     > Next either install the pythonbindings from there into python3:
>     >      go inside the downloaded data to:
>     >          ...mythtv/mythtv/bindings/python
>     >          (substitute ... with the location you downloaded it to)
>     >      run:
>     >          sudo python3 ./setup.py install
>     >      install the following python modules if not jet there:
>     > https://pypi.org/project/mysqlclient/
>     <https://pypi.org/project/mysqlclient/>
>     > https://pypi.org/project/requests/
>     <https://pypi.org/project/requests/>
>     > https://pypi.org/project/requests-cache/
>     <https://pypi.org/project/requests-cache/>
>     > https://pypi.org/project/python-dateutil/
>     <https://pypi.org/project/python-dateutil/>
>     > https://pypi.org/project/future <https://pypi.org/project/future>
>     >      by either
>     >          downloading the sourcefiles from above links,
>     >          unpacking them
>     >          and from the main directory within the unpacked files run:
>     >          sudo python3 ./setup.py install
>     >      or by finding the appropriate modules for your distribution.
>     >
>     > or update the apropriate bindingfiles in your python2.7 binding
>     directory
>     >      on my system:
>     >          /usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/MythTV
>     >      on others possibly:
>     >          /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/MythTV
>     >      or a variation of the above.
>     >
>     >      Go to that directory
>     >      first backup the tmdb3 directory in there by renaming it to
>     tmdb3.bak:
>     >          mv tmdb3 tmdb3.bak
>     >      copy from the above downloaded git files the tmdb3 and
>     tvmaze directory into this MythTV directory:
>     >          sudo cp -rp ...mythtv/mythtv/bindings/python/tmdb3/tmdb3/ .
>     >          sudo cp -rp ...mythtv/mythtv/bindings/python/tvmaze/ .
>     >          (substitute ... with the location you downloaded mythtv
>     into)
>     >      install the following python modules if not jet there:
>     > https://pypi.org/project/requests/
>     <https://pypi.org/project/requests/>
>     > https://pypi.org/project/requests-cache/
>     <https://pypi.org/project/requests-cache/>
>     > https://pypi.org/project/python-dateutil/
>     <https://pypi.org/project/python-dateutil/>
>     > https://pypi.org/project/future <https://pypi.org/project/future>
>     >      by either
>     >          downloading the sourcefiles from above links,
>     >          unpacking them
>     >          and from the main directory within the unpacked files run:
>     >          sudo python2 ./setup.py install
>     >      or by finding the appropriate modules for your distribution.
>     >
>     > Go to the location of the graberfiles in:
>     >      /usr/share/mythtv/metadata/Television/
>     >          sudo cp -p
>     ...mythtv/mythtv/programs/scripts/metadata/Television/tvmaze.py .
>     >          sudo cp -p
>     ...mythtv/mythtv/programs/scripts/metadata/Television/tmdb3tv.py .
>     >          (substitute ... with the location you downloaded mythtv
>     into)
>     >      fix the bug at line 504 in tvmaze.py
>     >
>     >          if not os.path.exists(cachedir):
>     > -            os.makedirs(cachepath)
>     > +            os.makedirs(cachedir)
>     >          if sys.version_info[0] == 2:
>     >
>     >      if you installed the python3 bindings, ensure the first
>     line of both files points to python3:
>     >          #!/usr/bin/env python3
>     >
>     >      if you updated the python2 bindings,ensure the first line
>     of both files points to python2:
>     >          #!/usr/bin/env python2
>     >
>     > if you updated the python2 bindings, you also have to update
>     tmdb3.py in
>     >      /usr/share/mythtv/metadata/Movie/
>     >      go there and run:
>     >          sudo cp -p
>     ...mythtv/mythtv/programs/scripts/metadata/Movie/tmdb3.py .
>     >          (substitute ... with the location you downloaded mythtv
>     into)
>     >      I have not tested this tmdb3.py version with python2!
>     >
>     > Tests:
>     > /usr/share/mythtv/metadata/Television/tvmaze.py -t
>     > /usr/share/mythtv/metadata/Television/tmdb3tv.py -l en -a US -M Monk
>     > /usr/share/mythtv/metadata/Television/tvmaze.py -l en -a US -M Monk
>     >
>     >
>     >
>
>
>     On my system with python2.7 I had to hack the lookup.py file line
>     300 from:
>
>         if query.isnumeric():
>
>     to:
>
>         if unicode(query).isnumeric():
>
>     because the string in query is not unicode.
>
>     John
>
>
> I have a fixes/29 system running and can look into this over the weekend.
>
> Roland
>

One final note: in order to get mythtv to use tmdb3tv.py I had to 
restart the backend after changing the Artwork and Data Sources setting.

Seems to be working as expected now after testing with a recording and a 
videos TV program.

John
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