[mythtv-users] Is there a way to update recordedmarkup for an existing recording?

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Thu Sep 27 13:09:01 UTC 2012

On 27/09/12 13:43, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 09/27/2012 07:40 AM, John Pilkington wrote:
>> This is a bit arcane but someone may know the answer.  I have used
>> MythArchive create/import archive and rsync to move recordings from
>> one machine to another, but the Ticket #10871 bug in the field
>> definitions means that recordedmarkup doesn't get updated.  The
>> transferred recording plays but isn't recognised as being present when
>> there is a repeat broadcast. The correct solution would be to repair
>> the bad table definitions, but is there a workaround?   mythcommflag
>> --rebuild didn't do it.
> Do you mean your recording history?  That's not in recordedmarkup.
> That said, the right way to move recording history from one machine to
> another (and the right way to move recordings from one machine to
> another) is to move the actual MythTV /system/ from one machine to
> another.  You do a complete backup of the database, then restore that
> backup onto the new system, then start up mythtv-setup to upgrade the
> database to the new version.
> If you just copied over recordings, you threw away all of your history.

No, I'm only trying to import a few recordings made with a mobile system 
into the main DB.  I guess I'd really like to be able to sync DBs 
without having to move TBs of data around, but import from laptop would 
be a start.  I probably got the table wrong; just knew that one had a 


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