Where is the information for the audio/video sources stored?

I know in the xbmc GUI you can add sources, but they use the IP address (e.g. This works out great until the address changes. Then I have to remove and re-add it back with the new address.

I am able to resolve the same host using the hostname.local convention, and I would like to use this for my sources as well.


The sources are stored in


I found this out through their code posted on github. Specifically this snippet parsing through the sources file, and from this snippet showing the folder.

I have setup the host that serves the content as a static local IP through my router, while I find a more universal solution.

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