[mythtv] trying to understand mythfilldatabase

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 18:11:16 UTC 2008

On 06/02/2008, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> Oh, and Simon, if you're using EIT, I'd bet you've been bitten by the
> EIT-inserted-program-information-for-2037 issue (or some other
> ludicrously-far-in-the-future date) that's caused by bad data.  That
> (specific date) would cause every run of mythfilldatabase to give you
> the indicated warning for another almost 30 years...  And, if you're
> using a combination of EIT and XMLTV, it's quite possible you may always
> see the warning depending on how far into the future each goes.

I haven't checked the code recently, but is there no sanity-checking
for malformed EIT data with "ludicrously-far-in-the-future" dates?


Nick Morrott

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