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

Thomas Boehm mythtv-users at lists.boehmi.net
Sun May 28 17:27:51 UTC 2023

On 24/05/2023 16:13, Peter Bennett 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".

Yes, of course. I meant directories added to the videos storagegroup.

> 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. 

I just created a feature request.


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