[mythtv-users] Is SD data as current as it used to be?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Sep 20 01:36:20 UTC 2007

On 09/19/2007 11:18 AM, Cottrell, Eric wrote:
> From: Michael T. Dean
>> On 09/18/2007 11:52 AM, Cottrell, Eric wrote:
>>> 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.

Note that --refresh-second is equivalent to "refresh tomorrow's
tomorrow."  MythTV will always refresh tomorrow (unless explicitly told
not to), so no args are necessary to get it to refresh tomorrow.

I'm glad that the new version has fixed the "unknown data" issue for you.


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