[mythtv] LiveBufferDir still live in database

Jack Perveiler 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 
> them.
> > 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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