[mythtv-users] myth.rebuilddatabase.pl recovers recordings with truncated playtimes
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat May 19 22:30:11 UTC 2007
On 05/19/2007 04:03 PM, JS Boyd wrote:
> I used myth.rebuilddatabase.pl to recover some orphaned recordings, but
> when I try to play back those recordings they all have very short
> playtimes even though the file sizes are correct.
> For instance, a 59:01 minute show will have a displayed 2:17 length and
> Myth will only play the recording to that truncated length. I notice
> that myth.rebuilddatebase.pl plugs in "endtime" and "progend" database
> fields set to "1969-12-31 17:00:00" on recovered shows, so I fixed
> that... but it did not lengthen the time displayed via "i" during
> playback or the length the program will actually play.
> So where is Myth getting the value that determines how long a recorded
> program is?
Check out the myth.rebuilddatabase.pl in SVN trunk. It works and
properly sets the runtime.
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