[mythtv-users] Suggestions

John Sturgeon mythtv at sturgeonfamily.com
Fri Apr 8 17:10:25 UTC 2005

Ramon Redondo wrote:

>>>    > Did I read this right?  Are you saying that if I touch the missing
>>>    > file, thus creating a zero length file, that mythbackend will
>>>    > clean it up for me and I don't have to go into the UI to delete it?  If
>>>    > that's true, then that's fantastic!
>>>    >
>>>    Almost.  If you create a zero length file, you can go into the UI and
>>>    delete it.  There is no automatic cleanup in this case.
>>>    Kevin
>>Then I don't see the difference between 0.17 and 0.18.  You can do this
>>now with 0.17.
>For version 0.18, you won't need to do the 'touch' on the file to
>create a blank version.  The Delete Programs GUI will allow you to
>'delete' non-exitant files and clean up the database.

Bummer.  I was hoping for a non-GUI way to do this.  Without digging 
into the code, is there more to deleting a show than removing the file, 
and deleting the record from the recorded table?

John Sturgeon <><

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