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

Hika van den Hoven hikavdh at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 15:31:48 UTC 2021

Hoi Peter,

Friday, February 26, 2021, 3:18:32 PM, you wrote:

> On 2/25/21 4:22 PM, Hika van den Hoven wrote:
>> I have tested the integration with mythtv and that works. Even beter
>> than I had expected!
>> I thought it possible that mythmetadatalookup would simply use the
>> script name in the inetref, but I thought first to test what would
>> happen if I renamed tvmaze.py to ttvdb.py and it worked. So good that
>> the inetref was after the hit changed to reflect tvmaze.py.
>> However, if you do not copy either tvmaze.py or tmdb3tv.py to ttvdb.py
>> searches won't work, it will always come up with a tmdb3.py reference.
>> So choose which of the two you want and copy (or simlink) that one to
>> ttvdb.py.

> Hi Hika

> Can you explain this. I don't understand.

> All you need to do is go into mythfrontend -> setup -> Artwork and Data
Sources ->> Television Metadata Source

> Change there to whichever script you want and it will use that script 
> for shows that do not have the inetref filled in.

> If you link one of the other script names to ttvdb.py then those 
> recording rules and recorded shows that have ttvdb.py_nnnnn in the 
> inetref will lookup the wrong show because the nnnnn is different for 
> each of the sources.

> Maybe this works differently in 0.27. Does 0.27 have the Artwork and 
> Data Sources entry?

> Peter

OK, I assumed that this option was only introduced recently and was
not available in older versions. So I didn't even check.
But as I just looked, it is already there in 0.27. Thanks!
I already wondered why you were not interested in the integration
part. ;-)

My mistake, to assume without checking.

Tot mails,
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