[mythtv-users] Recording titles via UPnP
drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Oct 24 02:25:43 UTC 2017
Thanks I will experiment. When I tried series less than 10 of the the
shows showed up when I expected more than 100. Not sure why.
On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 5:18 AM, John Pilkington <J.Pilk at tesco.net> wrote:
> On 23/10/17 04:20, John Drescher wrote:
>>> Use mythlink - see immediately preceding posts. Put its results folder
>>> your videos directory and scan for new videos. Or you can copy just a
>>> links instead. And have an empty folder that you can link in as an
>>> alternative videos source so that you can reset things easily. See
>>> yesterday's posts!
>>> But I used to have to do this to get the files to play via upnp. Nowadays
>>> see several ways of displaying the menu. YMMV
>> Any tips on what to select in mythlink. I First tried all links
>> generated then switched to the titles subfolder which seems what I
>> want. The reason I ask is I am not sure how it scans the folder
>> structure and how that gets into the categories that it shows in the
>> video folder of the upnp device. Video->Series-> looks somewhat
> Hi John. I'm not sure I see your problem. I use this in mythlink
> --format '%T-%cn-%Y%m%d-%H%i-%S'
> and upnp shows around the first 30 characters from that, and a spurious
> date. I haven't used 'Series' much.
> Perhaps you can tweak the format, or even edit the link names, to get a
> display that suits you; then reset with a blank scan first. I think you
> need to do your basic selection before upnp starts on it.
> Maybe someone else?
> John P
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