[mythtv-users] finally found myth.find_orphans.pl, now can't connect

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Jun 8 04:22:05 UTC 2009

On 06/07/2009 11:35 PM, scram69 wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 7, 2009 at 8:05 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>>> (don't bother looking here
>>> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Myth.find_orphans.pl
>>> or here
>>> http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/browser/branches/release-0-21-fixes/mythtv/contrib
>>> )
>> Why not?
>>  http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/browser/branches/release-0-21-fixes/mythtv/contrib/myth.find_orphans.pl
>> is the 0.21-fixes version.
> Are you sure?  The date on the check-in for that file is two years
> old.  Line 29 sets revision = "0.20".  Incidentally, this is the
> version that lists every file in your directory, regardless of the
> status of matching it to the DB.  This can lead to highly undesirable
> outcomes if used with the --dodelete option:
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/378085

Yes, I'm sure.  That's the version that ships with 0.21-fixes.  There 
have been a few changes since then.

As for the script's saying version "0.20" or the other "missing" 
features--well, that's what happens to old legacy scripts that don't get 


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