[mythtv-users] Two files after transcoding

Thomas Boehm mythtv-users at lists.boehmi.net
Sun Mar 16 23:03:43 UTC 2014

On 16/03/14 22:29, Daryl McDonald wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 5:56 PM, Thomas Boehm
> <mythtv-users at lists.boehmi.net> wrote:
>> On 16/03/14 21:16, Daryl McDonald wrote:
>>> I just tallied up the "old" files and there are 262 GB's of them. Can
>>> anyone tell me the myth sanctioned way to free up this space?
>> I think the find_orphans.py script should find and offer to delete them.
> I'm not so sure they're orphans, they are original recordings that
> have been transcoded and kept due to not un-checking the box in set-up
> "Save original files after transcoding
> (globally)"., and then marked as "old" in the mythtv/recordings file.
> I could manually delete them, but not wanting to create orphans, I
> await the wisdom of this list for experienced direction.   Thanks in
> advance   Daryl

If "marked as old" means that they are renamed to *.old, then *they are*
orphans for MyhTV. Can you please run the script? It will not delete
anything before you confirm it.

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