[mythtv-users] Verify files in recordings? Old data

Mr. Myth mythtv at blandford.net
Thu Dec 14 16:48:15 UTC 2006

Mark Hutchinson wrote:
> I have moved systems, databases, etc... many times through many releases.
> I think I may have some files in my recordings directory that may not  
> be referenced in my database ( and therefore not visable in MythTV )  
> and would like to verify and clean them out.
> Is there a way to do this?  Anyone come up with a script or anything for this?

I am sure there are much fancier ways....

What I do is cd into the recordings directory and remove all the .png 
files.   Those are the thumbnails.

Then go into mythweb and it will regenerate the thumbnails.  Which ever 
files don't have thumbnails are not referenced by mythtv.


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