[mythtv-users] v30 can anyone tell me is it worth upgrading?

Stephen Worthington stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz
Sun Feb 17 02:17:41 UTC 2019

On Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:02:49 +0800, you wrote:

>I’m using 29
>I am making a serious effort to use the mythweb backend as I can’t get the php mythweb to run on Suse leap 15.0
>I use php-mythweb on an ubuntu VM because there are occasions where :6544 just won’t do (I filed some tickets)
>I recently changed my dual haupauge to quad siliconedust tuners.
>Somewhere in the above three items the scheduler is AFU.
>I set it to record 1 show. 
>Two tuners record THAT channel and show.
>Has mythbackend corrupted the DB?

We need a bit more information to help if you want to work out why
this is happening.

>In most areas the devs have made a really nice intuitave interface.
>The scheduler is an exception.
>EG the ABC shows weekend news on one or more of it’s 4 mux’s.
>I want to record 1 showing every week at that time but oh how it fails, recording upto 4 showings.
>Here duplicates do not help, title and subtitle are the same every week.
>So Record All Showings - this day and time - (What does First showing do)

This is a problem caused by the EPG data really - not MythTV.  In the
worst case, it is possible to use a Custom recording rule where you
write SQL to tell the scheduler exactly what you want it to do.  I did
that for my mother's Coronation Street recordings, so that it recorded
CS episodes that were broadcast after 18:00 each day.  Otherwise she
would get very confused by all the afternoon repeats that were

>So looking at the above is 30 a worth while change?
>I’ll spelunk the DB, but are there any suggestions - I’d like to drop the DB and start over BUT save all the video meta data. (I presume one needs to save the list in order to keep the meta data)

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