[mythtv-users] Merging old database with new

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Thu Jul 8 21:11:28 UTC 2010

On 7/8/2010 16:54, Nathan Carlson wrote:
> My question is, what is the best way to merge the two databases? Is 
> there a way to import the backup and have it ignore duplicates, while 
> leaving newly recorded show records intact? Any experience merging 
> databases from the community?

There is no good way to merge two databases.  In order to properly pull 
in recordings from elsewhere, you need related entries from the 
recorded, oldrecorded, recordedprogram, channel, cardinput, capturecard, 
and probably some other tables I'm forgetting.

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