[mythtv] Way of calling FORCE_DELETE_RECORDING

John Johnson johnatl at mac.com
Tue Aug 8 17:16:51 UTC 2006

Jochen Kühner wrote:
> when i was walking through the source, i think that this command expires 
> recordings from my list even when the file is not there any more.
> (because i had a harddrive crash and i have many recordings in my db 
> which are not there any more, but the auto expire doesn't delete them)
> but i don't know how to run this command??? is there a menuitem for it 
> in the frontend??? can i do it like mythbackend --forcedelete or is it 
> there and not used (so that i have to write my own program!)

This program cleans up the recordings directory, database, etc. and 
works for me:



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