[mythtv-users] Thank you sd Kovacs backup script

Brett May brett.may at thalesatm.com
Wed Nov 28 07:51:34 UTC 2007

Wouldn't it be better to backup and then optimise the database?
What happens if the optimise corrupts the database?
Just a thought, thanks for posting the script :-)


Rick wrote:
> I just appended his script to the optimize mythdb script in contrib
> thusly. That way it optimizes the db then backs it up. I also added a 
> line at the end to copy the backup to my NAS just for peace of mind.
> Thinking about it, I guess you could move the optimize_mythdb.pl script 
> out of contrib (because that directory changes everytime there is a new 
> version of myth) and just point OPT_MYTHDB at its location.
> Rick

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