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

Jay Foster jayf0ster at roadrunner.com
Sun Feb 28 00:27:20 UTC 2021


On 2/27/21 4:11 PM, Jay Foster wrote:
> On 2/27/21 1:37 PM, John Finlay via mythtv-users wrote:
>> On 2/27/2021 1:18 PM, Jay Foster wrote:
>>> On 2/26/21 6:18 AM, Peter Bennett 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
>>>>
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>>>
>>> This is not working for me with 0.28.  I go to mythfrontend -> setup 
>>> -> Artwork and Data Source -> Television, but there is only one 
>>> choice there (TheTVDB.com).  This is the name when using the previous 
>>> tvdb.py script.  Is it also the correct name for the new tvdb3tv.py 
>>> script? And why do I not see tvmaze as a choice? I tried restarting 
>>> the backend and frontend, but makes no difference.
>>>
>>
>> Did you copy tmdb3tv.py to the "/usr/share/mythtv/metadata/Television" 
>> driectory? On 0.29 the mythtv frontend seems to scan the contents of 
>> the directory to populate the Artwork and Data Sources choices.
>>
>> John
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> 
> Yes I have.
> jay at mythbox:/usr/share/mythtv/metadata$ ls -l Television/
> total 188
> -rwxrwxr-x 1 jay  jay    5555 Feb 26 11:25 tmdb3tv.py
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 133392 Aug 26  2018 ttvdb.py
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root    248 Jan 26  2018 tvdb_test.conf
> -rwxrwxr-x 1 jay  jay   21512 Feb 27 12:59 tvmaze.py
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 jay  jay   17220 Feb 26 11:25 tvmaze_tests.txt
> jay at mythbox:/usr/share/mythtv/metadata$
> 
>  From the frontend, when I go to Artwork and Data Sources, I see a brief 
> popup stating that MythTV is scanning sources, but the Television 
> selection box has only one choice filled in (the existing ttvdb.py).
> Jay
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When I compare the previous tmdb3 directory with the new tmdb3 directory 
(in /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/MythTV), I notice that the new 
tvdb3 directory is missing the lookup.py script.  Is that needed?  Where 
do I get it for the new version?
Jay


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