A tool for deleting and remaking all videos

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Do you think "delete all video files" feature would be useful?

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ekiboy69
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A tool for deleting and remaking all videos

Post by ekiboy69 » Mon Jun 22, 2009 2:16 pm

Hi,

I suggest the following tool: delete all generated videos. The functionality should delete both the video file and the information about the existing video from the database.

The motivation: it is quite easy to end up into a situation where the videos should be in a certain format and/or quality when delivered to an external organization. There are a few settings that work OK with Linux but usually do not work for Windows users and it is easy to make errors with these settings.

In my case I was not satisfied with the ffmpeg settings i first used and I need to create the videos again. It would be absolutely fantastic to be able to search and delete all created video files.

coke
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Post by coke » Mon Jun 22, 2009 3:30 pm

This should do the trick. I haven't actually tried to use zmaudit to delete references to a movie that's been deleted, but I imagine it does.

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find ./ -name "*.mpg" -exec rm -rf {} \;
sudo zmaudit.pl

coke
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Location: St. Louis, MO, USA

Post by coke » Mon Jun 22, 2009 3:31 pm

coke wrote:This should do the trick. I haven't actually tried to use zmaudit to delete references to a movie that's been deleted, but I imagine it does. Obviously change your path to the relevant directory, and *.mpg to *.whateveryouused.

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find ./ -name "*.mpg" -exec rm -rf {} \;
sudo zmaudit.pl

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robi
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Post by robi » Mon Jun 22, 2009 6:57 pm

It would be nice indeed to have a filter in the GUI for this.
Maybe combined with an option to create a single video out of multiple consecutive events.
v1.25.0 + Ubuntu Linux 12.04 Server

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