[mythtv-users] Merging old database with new
dlbrett at zoominternet.net
Fri Jul 9 02:32:01 UTC 2010
Raymond Wagner wrote:
> 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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Here's a link to how I did it. It isn't a merge; I just moved it from
the old box to the new one. The new one had an empty virgin database,
so replacing it was fine.
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