[mythtv-users] clearing out xmltv schedule for a couple of channels

Andre mythtv-list at dinkum.org.uk
Thu Oct 20 11:30:51 UTC 2011

On 20 Oct 2011, at 12:01, David Watkins wrote:

>> I have
>> Duplicate Check Method:  Subtitle then Description
>> Check for duplicates:           All Recordings
>> Filter:                                 New Episodes Only
>> And I still get a bunch of Doctor Who's on Watch that I've recorded before, I guess the guide data isn't really good enough, uk_rt fwiw.
> When I looked recently, tv_grab_uk_rt never sets the rerun flag for
> any program on 'Dave' and 'More4'  (and probably 'Watch' too)  It only

I guess it would be permanently set as they are really only rerun channels anyway.

> seems to be available within the BBC channels.  So the 'New Episodes
> Only' filter won't help you avoid reruns on these channels if you're
> still using xmltv for most of your guide data.
>> From what Mike said, I assume the rerun flag *is* being set correctly
> on the EIT data for 'Dave' et al ?
> ..and it's expecting a lot for duplicate detection to work on
> subtitle,description or programmid between mixed guide sources.

I was more "hoping" than "expecting" but fair comment.

By various means everything seems to be back under some sort of control.

Thanks to all


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