[mythtv-users] Mythfilldatabase and previous days

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Sep 24 00:55:51 UTC 2007

On 09/23/2007 08:03 PM, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 22, 2007 at 01:51:13AM -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> On 09/21/2007 03:01 PM, Ryan Steffes wrote:
>>> Is there anyway to get mythfilldatabase to get information from
>>> previous days, or does anyone know a site where I could look up tv
>>> from the past week?
>>> My computer is punishing me for trying to sneak some upgrades passed
>>> my wife by forcing me to completely reinstall, and I realized after I
>>> started that the DB back up I had was almost a week old, giving me
>>> about 30 programs to try and identify.  Any kind of older listing data
>>> would beat the heck out watching them all to guess what they are.
>> Add "--no-delete" (no quotes) to the setting, "mythfilldatabase
>> Arguments", in frontend settings under General Settings.  In one week,
>> you'll have a week of expired data.  In two weeks, you'll have a week of
>> expired data (i.e. it keeps exactly one week of data).
> Yeah, but he'll have the *wrong* week; he doesn't need to keep this
> week, he needs to look at *last* week.

It's the wrong week this week, but next week it will be the right week. 
:)  I can't get undelete deleted data, but once he enables the option,
he'll never have the problem again.


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