Hello, trying to see if anyone else has attempted something similar or if there is another better method.
Since emby supports path substitution, is it possible to setup a cron/task to create the show names using something like mythlink.pl that are zero-byte in size to a directory Emby can use and then use path substitution to point to the real file. The problem I see is that emby will still look for the name of the zero-byte file created when doing path substitution. If it is possible to trim off part of it (the real show name) and leave the remainder the numeric name mythtv creates the file as then it should work. This part however would need a bit of emby support to do.
Mythtv records a show (call it Survivor): 1091_2015032302010.mpg (located in /var/mythtv/recordings)
cron job runs creating the following in /storage/RecordedTV/Survivor_1091_2015032302010.mpg zero-byte file (i.e. empty file with .mpg extension) (Hopefully emby can organize by the name now)
Using emby's path substitution, selecting /storage/RecordedTV/Survivor_1091_2015032302010.mpg would play /var/mythtv/recordings/1091_2015032302010.mpg after removing the name part (Survivor_)
Is there anyway something can be done to do this?
Edited by coralmedia, 28 February 2016 - 11:32 PM.