[mythtv-users] Recordings won't delete

Gary Elder gelder4 at cox.net
Mon Nov 12 01:02:11 UTC 2007

On Nov 11, 2007 4:14 PM, John Veness <John.Veness.myth at pelago.org.uk> wrote:
> Gary Elder wrote:
> > I had to rebuild my system, and subsequently restored my database from a
> > backup.  Somewhere along the way I deleted some recordings from my
> > recording directory.  The recordings are still listed as recorded
> > programs in the frontend, but of course when I try watch them I get a
> > message that states the files could not be found.  When I try to delete
> > them, the recorded program disappears from the listings but then
> > reappears after a few seconds.
> >
> > I've tried running myth.rebuilddatabase.pl and optimize_mythdb.pl.  Both
> > ran successfully, but they didn't fix the problem. Suggestions?
> I don't know which version you are on, but I think this was fixed in
> recent versions, so that you can 'delete' missing recordings.
> John
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> John Veness, MythTV user, UK, DVB-T
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I had read in a couple of the forums this problem was reportedly fixed
in 0.19.  I'm running 0.20.2 and continue to have the problem.  I'm
still searching for a solution.

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