[mythtv-users] Orphan recordings cleaned up?

dargllun dargllun at googlemail.com
Sat Dec 18 14:33:57 UTC 2010

On 18.12.2010 14:14, David Snider wrote:
> On Dec 17, 2010, at 1:36 PM, Harry Coin wrote:
>> Ok.  What's the procedure to determine which recording files in any given directory holding recordings are not in the database?
>> I need an 'Orphan Recording Identification' procedure.   Once I have that, the idea of keeping the ones we like as videos makes sense.
> I would just use mythname.pl (on Gentoo, it's in the contrib directory).  Let say your recordings are in /mythtv/tv
> find /mythtv/tv -type f -exec /usr/share/mythtv/contrib/info/mythname/mythname.pl {} \;
> Any of those files that error out are not in the database.

I found http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Find_orphans.py to be very convenient.

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