[mythtv-users] When does mythfilldatabase trigger a schedule update?
derek at battams.ca
Sun Sep 3 15:25:51 UTC 2006
Quoting chris at cpr.homelinux.net:
> In a typical North American MythTV installation the
> "mythfilldatabase path" setting is "/usr/bin/mythfilldatabase".
> Once the data is downloaded by the grabber and the post-processing
> is completed, the backend recreates the "upcoming recordings" list
> based on the new data. Question #1 is: does this rescheduling
> occur as a result of an explicit action my mythfilldatabase or is
> it done implicitly when the command specified in "mythfilldatabase
> path" exits successfully? The reason I ask is because I wrote a
> small shell script that wraps mythfilldatabase and performs some
> updates to the 'program' table but don't know if I have to trigger
> a rechedule or if it will happen automatically when my wrapper
Yes, you have to explicitly trigger the reschedule. mythfilldatabase
will do it itself (last thing it does), but then after you modify the
program table, you need to trigger it yourself.
> Question #2 (assuming it's required) is: what command
> should I use to force mythbackend to reschedule?
Use 'mythbackend --resched'
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