[mythtv-users] modifying recorded program descriptions

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Mon Dec 13 00:33:28 UTC 2004

mielikki-ivtv wrote:

> If I want to change the title, subtitle, or description of a recorded 
> show using MySQL commands, are there any caveats I should be aware of?
> The basic command I would use is something like this (I haven't syntax 
> checked this, so just use it to get the idea):
> UPDATE recorded SET starttime=starttime, endtime=endtime, title='new 
> title' WHERE chanid=@ChanId AND starttime=@StartTime;
> I'm assuming that, since the starttime and endtime are of type 
> TIMESTAMP, it is a good idea to make sure they don't get reset 
> (probably only need to specify it for the first TIMESTAMP in the 
> table, but doesn't hurt to do both).
> Any other tables that might be affected?
> One caveat might be that I might mess up the stuff that tries to 
> determine if I have already recorded this episode of a series.

I'd suggest installing phpmyadmin and using that to edit the DB.  You 
can use it to edit the specific fields you want without fear of breaking 
things in general.


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