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

Paul Gardiner lists at glidos.net
Sun Jun 27 16:15:19 UTC 2021

On 27/06/2021 15:21, Mike Perkins wrote:
> On 27/06/2021 14:35, Paul Gardiner 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?
> I would guess that this is for those occasions when a channel is moved. 
> The chanid would change but you may still have programs on disk which 
> are referenced by the old chanid. The deleted date marks that channel as 
> not displayable in the schedule but is still there if you go through the 
> recorded program route.

Ah right, that makes sense. I had noticed some disappearing on their own 

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