[mythtv-users] Updating the Database After Cutting Commercials

Ian Barton lists at manor-farm.org
Mon Jun 18 08:40:42 UTC 2007

>>> I am recording files in mpeg 2 format from a DVB tuner. For the few
>>> files I want to keep I mark the commercials manually and then run a user
>>> job that cuts them out.
>> You've likely removed the rebuild of the seektable that's in the script
>> you linked to:
>> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Mythcommflag#Rebuild_Seektable
>> All the stuff in the Remove Commercials script after mythtranscode is what
>> repairs the database (as far as I know.)
> Or, since "mythcommflag --rebuild" is /very/ likely to fail on MPEG-2
> from ATSC or DVB sources, it's doing nothing.  Usually, you'll need
> "mythtranscode --buildindex" for those recordings.

Thanks --buildindex did the trick,


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