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

Peter Bennett pb.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed May 24 15:13:58 UTC 2023

On 5/24/23 04:39, Thomas Boehm wrote:
> On 23/05/2023 16:08, Peter Bennett wrote:
>> Are you referring to the automatic lookup when scanning  for new 
>> videos from mythfrontend, mythutil --scanvideos, or some other process? 
> Hi Peter,
> sorry for the direct email, but your email didn't have a Reply-To 
> header. So here it is again fot the list.
> -----
> I'm referring to the scan in the frontend. I guess as a workoround I 
> could run "mythutil --scanvideos" and fill the inetref column in the 
> videometadata table with zeroes if filename contains the folder 
> afterwards.
> But a better way would be to have something like .nolookup in the 
> folder or if it would be possible to disable metadatalookup per 
> storagegroup. Then I could put these videos in its own storagegroup.
AFAIK there is only one storage group for videos, i.e. "Videos".

I think that a per directory setting would make more sense. Please 
create an issue (Feature Request) in MythTV at 
https://github.com/MythTV/mythtv/issues and I will look into 
implementing it.


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list