[mythtv-users] What is the purpose of the "deleted" date field in the channel table?

Gary Buhrmaster gary.buhrmaster at gmail.com
Sun Jun 27 15:06:37 UTC 2021

On Sun, Jun 27, 2021 at 1:36 PM Paul Gardiner <lists at glidos.net> wrote:
> I've recently run into problems with mythweb showing incorrect program
> listings. It seems to be related to having rows in the channel table
> where the deleted field isn't blank. I'm wondering if I can just delete
> those rows?

There are references to the deleted channels in
either the recorded or oldrecorded tables which
are used to display certain channel info.  When
the last reference to one of those channels are
deleted, one of the various housekeeping tasks
removes the deleted channel.

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