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- Kode - 2011-06-21 13:35

The only reason I didn't ask ppic to look at music logo support was they run off different libraries and match against different databases from tv shows, so ppic would basically have to create something from scratch.

Whereas with gifties cdART manager it makes sense for the cdART manager to match against musicbrainz anyway (which is what fanart.tv matches against) for consistancy, so relatively little needed to be done to add logo support (the cdART manager also downloads multiple artist backgrounds and cd covers from fanart.tv).


- ppic - 2011-06-21 16:21

you're true Kode !
Giftie should be please to add that, he's really make a good work since I gave him original cdart plugin code !


- tetodbs - 2011-06-21 17:29

amet Wrote:to make this script work with external python( any eden-pre build) and smb:// paths the xbmcvfs module should be used. download the file to a local destination then use xbmcvfs.copy('src' , 'dest') to move it to smb:// location

http://passion-xbmc.org/gros_fichiers/XBMC%20Python%20Doc/xbmc_svn/xbmcvfs.html

let me know if you need more info

I'm on windows with pre-eden, please explain me how to.

Thanks


- giftie - 2011-06-22 02:02

ppic Wrote:you're true Kode !
Giftie should be please to add that, he's really make a good work since I gave him original cdart plugin code !

Thanks for the kind words ppic... Smile


- giftie - 2011-06-22 02:03

igotdvds Wrote:They have added artist logos on fanart.tv. http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid=101554


Check out this message... http://forum.xbmc.org/showpost.php?p=822749&postcount=252


- Choque - 2011-06-22 06:35

When running the script for all my TV Shows it finishes and downloads 0 files. So I tried to download the logo for Afro Samurai only (via the Information menu of the TV Show). Here's the pastbin of the log http://pastebin.com/kQ5T7q7j


- ppic - 2011-06-22 17:08

Choque Wrote:When running the script for all my TV Shows it finishes and downloads 0 files. So I tried to download the logo for Afro Samurai only (via the Information menu of the TV Show). Here's the pastbin of the log http://pastebin.com/kQ5T7q7j

to hight git version, not compatible with eden-pre for smb paths..


- Choque - 2011-06-22 17:52

So I'd have to use a nightly build?


- ppic - 2011-06-22 18:34

no, on the contrary, you should'nt !


- DannyDroid - 2011-06-23 04:56

I seem to be having a little of trouble.

This started a month or so ago but certain TV Shows (such as Family Guy) do not include the poster art when selecting (i.e. from going from one TV Shows to another) but does show up when you bring up more information about the TV Show.

The art is included in the folders themselves (i.e /Family Guy/folder.jpeg) and work fine on every other skin I've tried.

I've tried;
- Reinstalling XBMC
- Using Nighlys
- Reinstalling Simplicity
- Re-scraping the information

Download an image to the TV folder and saving it as poster.jpeg works.

I think it's down to some of these images being scraped by XBMC itself and not LDS. I read that LDS wont look for images if they already exist. I assume that is exist within the database. Wouldn't it be better to only download only if they don't exist within the folder and not the database?

I believe this would fix my issue as well as make my media centre files look a bit cleaner.

XBMC 10.1
Latest XBMC Repo Version of Simplicity


- rflores2323 - 2011-06-23 14:57

just wondering if anyone has this working on the atv2 with the neon skin?


- ppic - 2011-06-23 15:06

DannyDroid Wrote:I seem to be having a little of trouble.

This started a month or so ago but certain TV Shows (such as Family Guy) do not include the poster art when selecting (i.e. from going from one TV Shows to another) but does show up when you bring up more information about the TV Show.

The art is included in the folders themselves (i.e /Family Guy/folder.jpeg) and work fine on every other skin I've tried.

I've tried;
- Reinstalling XBMC
- Using Nighlys
- Reinstalling Simplicity
- Re-scraping the information

Download an image to the TV folder and saving it as poster.jpeg works.

I think it's down to some of these images being scraped by XBMC itself and not LDS. I read that LDS wont look for images if they already exist. I assume that is exist within the database. Wouldn't it be better to only download only if they don't exist within the folder and not the database?

I believe this would fix my issue as well as make my media centre files look a bit cleaner.

XBMC 10.1
Latest XBMC Repo Version of Simplicity

depends the command used by the skin to launch the bulk download, pretty sure all art are doanloaded, but all of them have custom naming, none used as folder.jpg


- newphreak - 2011-06-24 17:12

ppic:
amet Wrote:to make this script work with external python( any eden-pre build) and smb:// paths the xbmcvfs module should be used. download the file to a local destination then use xbmcvfs.copy('src' , 'dest') to move it to smb:// location

http://passion-xbmc.org/gros_fichiers/XBMC%20Python%20Doc/xbmc_svn/xbmcvfs.html

let me know if you need more info
Will this be included in the next version? i would really like to use fanart.tv stuff, but this isn't possible with OpenELEC as they use dharma with some eden fixes. Which is why i need this to be included hehe
Any info would be appreciated as I'm just sitting here waiting now. Sad


- anarchintosh - 2011-06-27 19:51

i do wonder sometimes why the awesome functionality of tv logo script isn't provided by XBMC core.... the scraper framework would presumably need to be expanded i suppose.


- fional - 2011-06-28 22:33

Quick question Smile

What happens if I run this script and some of my drives are disconnected?

Will it only grab logos for the tv shows that the script can find?

Further, will it function like tvthemes, which it will still query a tv show, even if it can't find that tvshow (in other words, it is disconnected)?

Many thanks Smile