[mythtv] mythfilldatabase --no-delete

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 04:10:57 UTC 2007

On 8/30/07, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 08/30/2007 11:12 PM, John P Poet wrote:
> > What happened to the --no-delete option for mythfilldatabase?
> It's no longer necessary.  The --no-delete option kept 7 days of
> "expired" listings, which is now the default.
> Stuart M. removed the listings cleanup from mythfilldatabase and enabled
> the housekeeping listings cleanup for all users (before it was only run
> from housekeeping if mythfilldatabase was not run automatically).  The
> housekeeping listings cleanup always keeps 7 days of old listings, so
> users who previously ran with --no-delete get the same behavior.  Users
> who didn't run with --no-delete now get to keep a bit more information.
> With this approach, users will find it easier to find out why their
> favorite show didn't record last night--i.e. they can look at last
> night's listings to find that the show wasn't aired on it's regularly
> scheduled night.
> Mike

Cool.  I didn't notice the note on this change.  I did notice that my
guide was not being updated, and discovered this was why.


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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