[mythtv-users] FYI: Fix for broken 'next suggested run time' with Schedules Direct

Raphael rpooser at gmail.com
Sat Sep 1 18:24:20 UTC 2007

Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 08/29/2007 09:30 PM, Raphael wrote:
>> Nemo Inis wrote:
>>> A search did not find it, so pardon me if this has been posted here 
>>> already:
>>> The 'next suggested run time' feature (for mythfilldatabase) is broken 
>>> in the 020-fixes branch prior to SVN-14324 so make sure you're updated 
>>> to at least that version (which was Aug 27).  Otherwise the backend 
>>> ignores the next suggested run time and does not run mythfilldatabase 
>>> automatically. As far as I can tell the currently tagged 0.20.2 release 
>>> does not include that fix either?
>>> refs:
>>> <http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/changeset/14324>
>>> <http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/3878>
> It should be included in packages soon.  At least ATrpms, Ubuntu, and
> Gentoo packagers are working on including (or are now including) that
> and a couple of other minor patches for SD support.
>> I'm running 0.20.2; mine does seem to be ignoring the next suggested run 
>> time, as it was suggested for 1:25 AM this morning, yet the last run 
>> time reported was yesterday at 8:21 AM. On the other hand, it must be 
>> running automatically, because I didn't run it manually yesterday or 
>> Monday, or since I switched to SD. So I'm not sure how it's deciding 
>> when to run actually. If by tomorrow I see that it hasn't run today or 
>> tomorrow, then I'll think there's a problem.
> Even without the suggested runtime patch, mfdb runs automatically.  It
> just runs once every period (which is one day unless you've changed
> settings you probably didn't mean to change).
> Not having the patch is nothing to worry about.  It's more of a concern
> for SD/TMS than it is for users.  :)  So, to help out, feel free to
> upgrade once your packager makes a new version with the suggested run
> time patch available.
> Mike
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Oh ok good to hear. Thanks for the info.

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