[mythtv-users] guide data until 2028

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Thu Nov 8 14:58:21 UTC 2007

On Wed, Nov 07, 2007 at 08:32:29AM +0000, Andrew Williams wrote:
> On 07/11/2007, Nicolas Will <nico at youplala.net> wrote:
> > My mythweb backend status page tells me I have guide data until
> > sometimes until 2028.
> >
> > I've checked into the mythconverge database, in the program table, and
> > yes, there is one single entry that is later than 2007, and it is for
> > something in 2028.
> Yes, I've had similar issues in local EIT data, but the date is in
> 2038. Some channels use a start_time as 0xffffffffff as some dvb boxes
> will show a entry with that time if no other entry is available for
> the current period. An example of this type would be a "Channel starts
> at 6pm" entry.

And 2038 is the epoch for Unix timestamps in 32-bit variables, for
those who weren't playing along at home.

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