[mythtv] LiveBufferDir still live in database
stuart at tase.co.uk
Wed Feb 15 15:54:38 UTC 2006
On Wednesday 15 Feb 2006 15:33, Jack Perveiler wrote:
> I was poking around my database this morning and noticed that LiveBufferDir
> still exists in the settings table (I'm running 0.19) . I grepped the
> mythtv/mythplugins/myththemes sources and couldn't find it anywhere (which
> makes sense, considering how livetv works now).
> So I have 2 questions:
> 1) Is there a reason it's still in the table?
There will be many redundant settings in the table if you don't start with a
new database each time you upgrade. They aren't created for new users though
and don't consume any significant space so there is no point in removing
> 2) If not, I could write a patch to remove it (it would go in dbcheck.cpp,
> right?). It seems like a pretty trivial reason to bump the database
> schema, though. Which is better... small changes in each schema bump, or
> fewer bumps with larger changes? This certainly isn't urgent and could
> just be folded into the next time someone else makes a sexier database
Not worth doing. There is little purpose served in bumping the db schema to
remove some redundant and harmless settings. If they bother you, remove them
manually or start with a clean settings table.
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