[mythtv-users] XMLTV grabber returned error code 1
stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz
Tue May 17 05:21:58 UTC 2022
On Mon, 16 May 2022 23:54:51 -0500, you wrote:
>On 5/16/22 23:13, DryHeat122 wrote:
>> On Wed, May 11, 2022, 4:43 PM Bill Meek <keemllib at gmail.com <mailto:keemllib at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> On 5/11/22 16:39, DryHeat122 wrote:
>> > On Wed, May 11, 2022 at 11:48 AM Bill Meek <keemllib at gmail.com <mailto:keemllib at gmail.com> <mailto:keemllib at gmail.com
>> <mailto:keemllib at gmail.com>>> wrote:
>> > On 5/11/22 12:59, DryHeat122 wrote:
>> > I understand redoing a working setup may appear risky. I'd just COPY the files under your
>> > user to the same places in ~mythtv/.mythtv. Make all related files user:group mythtv
>> > and the <source>.xmltv file(s) points to mythtv's copy of the SQLite DB. Test that
>> > the 'normal' MFDB run by the backend works as does the mfdbrun above (or whatever
>> > you'd like to name it.) I recall that the .xmltv directory must also be mythtv:mythtv
>> > I thought about that, but I worry that the frontend may reference these files and lose track of them if I change the directory.
>> The files we're discussing are mainly used at mythfilldatabase run time.
>> I'm ignoring the setup part of the puzzle.
>> The files could vanish and the frontend wouldn't know about it until
>> your listings ran out of data ;).
>> So let me ask this: What is it that normally runs mythfilldatabase? Does the backend do it, or is it a cron job, or...
>> My thinking is that if I can disable that I can just substitute my own cron job to run mythfilldatabase under my user, and Bob's your uncle.
>The backend runs MFDB if enabled (in mythtv-setup). That's what I use on my production host.
>Some users like cron, others use a systemd .timer and .service.
>Whatever you select, be sure the user that runs MFDB automatically and the user that runs
>it casually (from the command line) are the same. Both need to access the *same* set of files
>seen in the ASCII art link posted earlier. Some choose to 'solve' issues with symbolic or
>even hard links. That's just adding complexity and another thing to break IMNSHO.
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