[mythtv-users] How to keep the most recent N recordings?

Mark Boyum mark at boyum.us
Tue Jun 1 21:20:26 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 4:13 PM, Patrick Doyle <wpdster at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there some setting for a scheduled recording to keep only the most
> recent N recordings?  We really don't need 6 months worth of "World
> News Tonight", but the most recent 3 or 5 is probably appropriate.
> I tried setting "# of recordings to keep:" to 5, and my backend
> stopped recording any new episodes (since I seem to have 6 months of
> recordings on the box already).
> On a related note... is there an easy way to mass delete 6 months
> worth of daily recordings of a particular show?
> (OK, I might be exaggerating about the "6 months" part).
> --wpd
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I believe on the same screen there is a check box along the lines of
delete old recordings.

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