[mythtv-users] channel [re-]scanning removes callsign and name data

Simon Hobson linux at thehobsons.co.uk
Sun Mar 23 09:41:17 UTC 2014

Brian J. Murrell <brian at interlinx.bc.ca> wrote:

> I had always understood that channel scanning was supposed to be
> idempotent and would not alter the information for channels which
> already exist.
> I just ran a channel scan and have noticed that for a number of
> pre-existing channels the callsign and name have been removed from the
> database.  Not all channels but just some.  Of course this is pretty
> annoying.

From memory, I thought there were options to decide what to do - add extra channels, update existing ones, etc.

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