Wow, you are awesome! I was able to create the databases, although not every program works with every database (I can't list directors, but I can list actors as directors. weird...) I guess it's because the outdated programs. Maybe I will dig into your SQL version. Thanks for your help!
Regards, marchello On Feb 15, 2012, at 7:58 PM, Davide Alberani wrote: > On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 15:39, Márton Szabó <habaku...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> First of all thanks for IMDbPY it works great. > > Thanks. :-) > >> I wanted to play with the IMDB UNIX search programs, that can be found here: >> http://www.imdb.com/interfaces > > Wow! They are a little... demodé. :-) > I don't really expect them to work on a recent set of data: > since some time all the titles in the plain text data files > are listed in the "The Title" format, while previously they > were "Title, The". > > We supported the output of moviedb up to IMDbPY 4.1, > after that the changes were so many that it was no more > worth the effort (and the 'sql' method works much better). > >> I was able to compile the programs, but I couldn't create the databases. >> Lots of .list files failed to convert to .data/.names/.titles files with >> error codes like these: >> >> /usr/local/moviedb-3.24/etc/mkdb -movie >> Adding Movies List... >> make: *** [movies.data] Bus error > > Here's the most important excerpt from my old README.local: > ==================================================== > NOTE: the current (3.24) moviedb version is old an it was not > thought with tv series episodes support in mind. > It can still work very well, but you've to modify some constants > in the code: edit the "moviedb.h" file in the "src" directory, > and change MAXTITLES to _at least_ 1600000, MAXNAKAENTRIES > to 700000, MAXFILMOGRAPHIES to 20470, LINKSTART to 1000000 > and MAXBIOENTRIES to 500000. > Also, setting MXLINELEN to 1023 is a good idea. > See http://us.imdb.com/database_statistics for more up-to-date > statistics. > ==================================================== > > You can read a complete copy here: > http://erlug.linux.it/~da/erlugtmp/README.local > The current version: > https://bitbucket.org/alberanid/imdbpy/src/74e6f583f9cf/docs/README.local > > If you need the other tools we developed to use these data, you > can download IMDbPY 4.1 from > http://sourceforge.net/projects/imdbpy/files/IMDbPY/4.1/ > but I guess that at this point you've changed your mind. :-P > > > HTH, > -- > Davide Alberani <davide.alber...@gmail.com> [PGP KeyID: 0x465BFD47] > http://www.mimante.net/ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Virtualization & Cloud Management Using Capacity Planning Cloud computing makes use of virtualization - but cloud computing also focuses on allowing computing to be delivered as a service. http://www.accelacomm.com/jaw/sfnl/114/51521223/ _______________________________________________ Imdbpy-help mailing list Imdbpyemail@example.com https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/imdbpy-help