[mythtv-users] Manually adding program descriptions

Tom Dexter digitalaudiorock at gmail.com
Fri Mar 20 17:47:36 UTC 2009

On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 1:27 PM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 02/27/2009 12:06 PM, John Drescher wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 12:02 PM, Tom Dexter wrote:
>> I am not sure about this however, I see that if you do a
>> mythfilldatabase --refresh today
>> daily that the descriptions will be correct most of the time. When its
>> 2 weeks ahead some programs do not have this information.
> But tomorrow's listings are always downloaded, so the only way there could
> be a difference between using --refresh-today and not is if they actually
> add the descriptions the same day the show airs (technically at some point
> after you downloaded descriptions yesterday, but before now).  Of course,
> there would also be a difference if you don't run mythfilldatabase every
> day, but anyone in the US should be running it every day for best results.
> Mike

Regarding this discussion from a few weeks ago, I've discovered that
the shows I originally mentioned, more often than not, don't seem to
have a description in the listing until the day they air, so the
--refresh-today will actually be great for this.

My question is this:  Does --refresh-today simply add today to the
default behavior of mythfilldatabase, or does it override it
completely?  I can't seem to find anything clear on that.  Thanks.


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