[mythtv-users] [mythvideo] disable metadata lookup for certain directories

Peter Bennett pb.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue May 23 15:08:12 UTC 2023

On 5/23/23 08:12, Stephen Worthington wrote:
> On Tue, 23 May 2023 12:47:01 +0100, you wrote:
>> Hi list,
>> is there a way to disable metadata lookup for certain directories? I
>> don't want to disable it completely because I use it for movies and TV
>> shows.
>> I have a folder with video courses and some of them contain a lot of
>> videos. When I do a "scan for changes" I'm getting tons of wrong
>> suggestions for these files which I need to click through one by one.
>> Is there a way to avoid this by puttion a file ".nolookup" or simaler in
>> this directory?
>> Thanks in advance
> That is an option I would love to have also, for the same sort of
> reasons, but I have never found MythTV to have a way of doing it.
> _______________________________________________

I also have this problem. I normally use mythutil --scanvideos, and get 
a lot of junk when it tries to look up music videos or test files.

Are you referring to the automatic lookup when scanning  for new videos 
from mythfrontend, mythutil --scanvideos, or some other process?


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