[mythtv-users] ERROR when trying to autoexpire file

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Mar 5 18:30:23 UTC 2006

On 03/05/2006 09:19 AM, Paul Pick wrote:
>> How do I clean up this message or data?
> ...
>> ERROR when trying to autoexpire file: 
>> /video/store//2003_20060304131909.mpg. File doesn't exist. Database 
>> metadata will not be removed
> The backend requires that the data file exist before it'll purge
> it from the db. So:
> touch /video/store/2003_20060304131909.mpg
> to create the file and the backend won't have any complaints
> next time round.

Or, in 0.19, just go in and delete it manually.  It will pop up a dialog 
notifying you that the file doesn't exist and asking if it should still 
be deleted from the DB.  Say yes, and you'll never get the autoexpire 
error again.


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