[mythtv-users] mythfilldatabase

Jim Abernathy jfabernathy at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 14:21:40 UTC 2019

On 2/20/19 8:25 AM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 02/20/2019 07:45 AM, James Abernathy wrote:
>> So this morning I was running mythfrontend and noticed in system 
>> information that mythfilldatabase ran but didn't update anything. 
>> could be a grabber issue.  I usually get this message when I testing 
>> and ran mythfilldatabase twice in a row while working on something else.
>> So I ran it again to see if anything changed.  I posted the console 
>> showing quite a few things did change, but I still have this warning. 
>> (https://pastebin.com/5ZK28Tr9)  I normally only run mythfilldatabase 
>> once a day a 2am.
>> I'm assuming this is a blip that will go away tomorrow, but I've 
>> never seen this message without me doing some mythtv-setup work.
> That message doesn't mean as much as it seems to mean.  IIRC, MythTV 
> only compares the date/time of the farthest-in-the-future listing 
> before and after the fill and if there's nothing farther in the future 
> after the fill, it will display the message.  So that message can 
> occur if your grabber normally gets 10-14 days of data and on one fill 
> happened to get 14, but then doesn't get additional for a few days or 
> whatever--meaning it may just go away after a few days.
> Alternatively, I've seen people here who somehow got a single listing 
> years in the future and saw that message until they deleted that 
> errant show.  I think if you look at MythWeb's Listings page and click 
> the date drop down, it will list the long-in-the-future date if one 
> exists.
> Mike
> __________________________________________

Thanks, I used mythweb and looked at the schedule out 20 daysand see a 
PBS stations has a day or so of TBD and the other stations have no data 
yet.  Sound like what you described.

Jim A

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