[mythtv] LiveBufferDir still live in database
perveilerj at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 15 16:25:23 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
> > change.
> 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.
Ah. I hadn't realized there was other cruft hanging around in there too. I
don't particularly care, really. I just figured it fell through the cracks
somewhere. I'll remove it myself locally then.
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