[mythtv-users] Save original files after transcoding

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Jun 2 12:36:59 UTC 2016

On 06/02/2016 08:26 AM, Michael Wisniewski wrote:
> Quick question...  If "Save Original Files after Transcoding" is 
> checked and you have a custom job transcode the files (IE: handbrake), 
> does this option not work?
> I have it checked but run a transcode with a custom shell script that 
> executes handbrake.  I'm guessing that if you have these options set, 
> it doesn't backup the original and the user would have to do it 
> through the shell script.  Either that, or I have no clue where the 
> files get renamed to .old.

Correct.  If you're doing the transcoding, you must do anything else you 
need done--including not deleting/keeping/renaming/copying the original 
or whatever.  The option is only for mythtranscode.


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