[mythtv-users] Is SD data as current as it used to be?
ecottrell at doble.com
Wed Sep 19 15:18:28 UTC 2007
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> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Michael T. Dean
> Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2007 8:39 PM
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> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Is SD data as current as it used to be?
> On 09/18/2007 11:52 AM, Cottrell, Eric wrote:
> > The problem I had was that the schedule data 14 days out was
> > incomplete for some channels. It seems that "complete"
> data is only
> > out to 12 days. I recently upgraded from 0.16 to 0.20. I
> noticed it
> > does a better check and grabs data when the number of programs in
> > prime time are below a threshold. It seems to re-grab one or two
> > day's worth of data everytime the new version has run.
> Yep. There are a /lot/ of nice new features since 0.16. :)
> > I thought that getting updates for the next day is too short a time
> > for other than last minute changes. I added options like
> > --refresh-fourth and --refresh-eighth to the mythfilldatabase code
> > when I ran 0.16.
> > Maybe there should be a --refresh-seventh or
> --refresh-eighth option
> > added to mythfilldatabase. This would update with more
> complete data
> > so the user can make better scheduling decisions. Maybe the better
> > checking makes it moot. I need to do some checks after I fix other
> > problems.
> IMHO, it's not useful to refresh at a week out. The data is
> still very "liquid"/undetermined at that point and really
> only settles down a day or two before air times. I think
> waiting to refresh only tomorrow is a good approach.
Well my main problem was the unknown data. I will go with doing a
--refresh-second and see how it works. The problem is I can not sit
down everynight to check on things. Maybe I need to get that MythWeb
feature going. Thanks for the informed opinion.
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