[mythtv] trying to understand mythfilldatabase

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Feb 6 19:04:14 UTC 2008


On 02/06/2008 01:11 PM, Nick Morrott wrote:
> On 06/02/2008, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
>   
>> Oh, and Simon, if you're using EIT, I'd bet you've been bitten by the
>> EIT-inserted-program-information-for-2037 issue (or some other
>> ludicrously-far-in-the-future date) that's caused by bad data.  That
>> (specific date) would cause every run of mythfilldatabase to give you
>> the indicated warning for another almost 30 years...  And, if you're
>> using a combination of EIT and XMLTV, it's quite possible you may always
>> see the warning depending on how far into the future each goes.
> I haven't checked the code recently, but is there no sanity-checking
> for malformed EIT data with "ludicrously-far-in-the-future" dates?

Much better sanity checking in trunk.

Mike


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