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

Hika van den Hoven hikavdh at gmail.com
Sun May 28 02:18:38 UTC 2023

Hoi Peter,

Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 5:13:58 PM, you wrote:

> 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.

> Peter

At present you have movies and series, how about adding a third group
say "private" with no metadata lookup to put everything else into?

Tot mails,
  Hika                            mailto:hikavdh at gmail.com

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