[mythtv-users] Deleted recording - no disk space returned
mythtv-users at westbrook.com
Thu Nov 11 22:05:50 UTC 2010
On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 12:51, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>wrote:
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Find_orphans.py is the supported script.
Thanks for the pointer. I also see that the wiki page that I linked above
has been updated too. Delightful!
> It's purely informational (and, therefore, can not corrupt your database or
> delete all your recordings if you don't use it properly--things that
> happened with the old scripts) and requires that you do (and, therefore,
> agree to) the final cleanup. So, for example, you would delete recordings
> with missing files using mythfrontend's Watch/Delete Recordings screen; or
> you would rm or mv video (or other) files with no recording metadata
> (usually move the video files into MythVideo, and potentially use Previously
> Recorded to allow the episode to re-record).
Great to know! And for what it's worth, I too think that's the right
approach for this tool. I just ran it, and I do indeed have some cleaning
to do. I definitely appreciate that I have to (get to, actually) do it
myself rather than potentially being surprised by a result I didn't expect
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