[mythtv-users] orphans

Daryl McDonald darylangela at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 13:05:06 UTC 2020

On Mon, Sep 28, 2020 at 5:48 PM Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>

> On 09/28/2020 04:37 PM, Daryl McDonald wrote:
> >
> > Thanks, that solved the orphaned recordings error, so going further I
> > am unable to delete orphaned videos. Out of four files, five attempts
> > to delete and four still remain?
> With find_orphans.py, the script simply tells the backend to delete the
> recordings, then the backend deletes them when it deletes them
> (generally very soon, but could be up to 5min later depending on a bunch
> of factors/settings).  So, if you run find_orphans.py right after you
> told it to delete, it almost always says that they're all (or at least
> most) still there.
> Are you actually seeing them elsewhere, like in the frontend or
> MythWeb?  Have they disappeared after some time?
> Mike
> No, and no. I only noticed them by running the script, and upon running
again today four orphaned video files persist.
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