[mythtv-users] Duplicate recordings because of bad SD data?

Clay ctmythtv at pacbell.net
Wed Jul 21 18:19:02 UTC 2010

Michael T. Dean wrote:
>  On 07/21/2010 01:01 PM, MarcT wrote:
>> I just noticed another duplicate of the same show in upcoming recordings.
>> On Tuesday, July 27th, is Warehouse 13: Age Before Beauty, I see a
>> description, an episode number and a program id, On Monday, August 
>> 2nd, I am
>> told I will be recording it again but not properly identified as a
>> duplicate. On the 2nd there is a different description, actually no
>> description, no episode number, and the program id is 2 numbers off 
>> from the
>> first recording.
> Could these be 2-hr episodes broken into 1-hr parts (as those would 
> legitimately be different programids, but could have identical subtitle 
> and description)?  Or, perhaps they're some kind of extended or enhanced 
> episode?  Or, perhaps the data will be updated when you re-download the 
> listings for July 27th.  Though you shouldn't do this regularly, you can 
> try:
> mythfilldatabase --refresh-all
> to see if it's just because the data has been updated since you 
> downloaded it a week ago.

fwiw, I see series (repeats mostly) going out two weeks that look like 
they're going to record. A day or two before they would record, they 
drop off the list. Evidently some eleventh hour updating going on.

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