[mythtv-users] What's purpose of oldprogram table?
cedelis at uillinois.edu
Fri Mar 12 14:18:27 EST 2004
On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 10:04:34AM -0500, Tony Maro wrote:
> Chris Delis wrote:
> >On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 08:49:16AM -0500, Tony Maro wrote:
> >>I mean, do I really need to know that "A Kid Rock Christmas" played on
> >>12-16-2003 ??? Or that "A&E's Live by Request Starring Lyle Lovett"
> >>played that day as well?
> >I think it aides in the Scheduler logic. For one, it helps decide what's a
> >"repeat" episode so that you don't record the same thing twice.
> If that's true, then what's the "oldrecorded" table for? The
> "oldprogram" doesn't include epsiode information at all, just title. It
> is storing EVERY show, including all the crap I've not only never
> recorded, but never watched. It currently has over 10,000 entries in
> the table, one for each unique "show" (not episode) ever on my cable
> network since I installed MythTV on December 16th.
OK, I've mistaken oldrecorded and oldprogram. Either way, I have
a feeling that it is still used in some Scheduling logic.
> In a few years, I could see this getting unusually large...
So? Then write a script that purges all or some of them periodically.
I'm fairly certain doing this will not affect MythTV too much.
> If this wasn't GPL I'd be reading some conspiracy into it ;-)
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