[mythtv-users] Incorrect sorting of UPNP 'Date' folder?

James Linder jam at tigger.ws
Mon Jan 4 22:10:43 UTC 2021

> On 5 Jan 2021, at 5:34 am, John Pilkington <johnpilk222 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 04/01/2021 17:35, Chris and Helen Bamford wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I was excited to find that my new Samsung TV can see my MythTV Server on my home LAN, a big improvement on my old one.  (From reading around the subject I believe this is through the UPNP interface but I'm not an expert.)
>> However, when I browse through the 'Recordings' folder structure to find the most recently-recorded items by entering the 'Date' folder, I do not see the entries sorted correctly by time. Rather, they are sorted alphanumerically by strings like 'Fri Dec 20 2016' and 'Fri Feb 21 2020' - which is arbitrary and not a true date sort.  Obviously it makes finding things difficult.
>> This seems like a trivial problem, but it is in fact (for me anyway) important as finding stuff by date/time is my primary usecase.
>> Having read all the guidance I am hesitant to raise a ticket, but I did look through the bug database and as far as I could see this issue is not in there.
>> Can anyone point me in the right direction for my next step?
>> Thanks
>> - Chris

Chris unless Samsung have improved their game
Mine won't play ts files over uPnP
Dont remember usb
Won't play some mp4 files over uPnP but will play on usb
Will play avi files on uPnP

I'm talking containers, offhand I don't recall any video-file-format that does not play.


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