[mythtv-users] Recording titles via UPnP

John Drescher 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
>>> in
>>> your videos directory and scan for new videos.  Or you can copy just a
>>> few
>>> 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
>>> I
>>> 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
>> promising.
>> John
> 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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John M. Drescher

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