[mythtv-users] Mythvideo - old fanart not replaced by new

Mark Greenwood fatgerman at ntlworld.com
Mon Nov 16 23:25:05 UTC 2009

On Monday 16 Nov 2009 22:30:04 Robert McNamara wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 2:26 PM, Johnny <jarpublic at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Clear your theme cache.
> >>
> >> rm -rf ~/.mythtv/themecache/*

Ahhh OK, thanks, that's the bit I was missing.

Just to be certain, I don't have to re-download all my metadata again? The theme cache just holds scaled versions of the metadata already downloaded?

It's a bit of a pain though, it has to be said. I think it would be good if the theme cache got updated if fanart etc was changed.


> >
> > I too have some fanart that I was thinking about changing. To clarify,
> > if I change my fanart I want to change my fanart I am going to have to
> > clear my themecache? Or could I just delete the single file from the
> > cache? I am asking because I don't want to have to wait for all of my
> > mythvideo artwork to be rescaled etc.
> Removing the single file is adequate, but as most files in most themes
> are represented multiple ways, across multiple cached files, and since
> most users aren't going to deduce correctly which file is the right
> one, the easiest thing to tell a user is to clear the theme cache.
> Robert
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