[mythtv] mythgame and the db...

Michael Kedl mythtv-dev@snowman.net
24 Nov 2002 22:12:51 -0000

Pressing "e" over myth game and choosing rescan doesn't work for you?


On Sun, 24 Nov 2002 14:47:06 -0500, "Chris Liscio" <clliscio@uwaterloo.ca> 
wrote :

> Hi guys,
> I don't know how many other people on the list use mythgame, but I noticed
> an oddity when I first tried it.  It only updates the db at most once, 
> you manually go into mysql and blow away the db contents.
> I hacked together a quick fix for this with a mythgamefilldatabase app 
> blows the db away and repopulates it.  I suppose this would make more 
> since someone can just update the db when they know they've added some 
> to their game directory.  I know I am continually adding things to my game
> directory as I acquire new memories of my misspent youth in the 80's... ;)
> Similarly to mythfilldatabase, this can possibly be tossed in a cron job.
> However, when someone adds something new to the directory, they'd probably
> want to get the list updated right away.  In the end, I don't think a cron
> job would make much sense.
> So to get to the point, I'd like to know if anyone else would agree that
> creating mythgamefilldatabase would be desired behavior for mythgame.
> Issac, what do *you* think about this?
> Cheers,
> Chris
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