Oldrecorded table

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Important.png Note: The correct title of this article is oldrecorded table. It appears incorrectly here due to technical restrictions.

The oldrecorded table lists all of the recordings that have been made. It is used by the scheduler to determine whether new shows are duplicates of previously recorded shows. mythfrontend provides a mechanism (Manage Recordings => Previously Recorded => Highlight programme, press D (for delete) and then click OK when prompted) to delete shows from this table in order to make the scheduler forget that they were ever recorded.

This table also contains "future" entries for programs the scheduler intends to record. These entries are used to determine what was missed or should have happened after a crash or hang.

See the recorded table for additional reference.

Table Description

Field name Type Null Key Default Extras Schema-Version
chanid int(10) unsigned MUL 0 REFERENCES channel(chanid)
starttime datetime PRI 0000-00-00 00:00:00
endtime datetime MUL 0000-00-00 00:00:00
title varchar(128) PRI
subtitle varchar(128) MUL
description text MUL
season smallint(5) +1278
episode smallint(5) +1278
category varchar(64)
seriesid varchar(64) NULL MUL NULL
programid varchar(64) NULL MUL NULL
inetref varchar(40) NULL +1278
findid int(11) 0
recordid int(11) MUL 0
station varchar(20) PRI
rectype int(10) unsigned 0
duplicate tinyint(1) 0
recstatus int(11) MUL 0
reactivate smallint(6) 0
generic tinyint(1) NULL
future tinyint(1) MUL 0

Fields

  • chanid relates to the chanid field of the channel table.
  • starttime is when the recoding began.
  • endtime is when the recording ended.
  • title is the name of the series or program.
  • subtitle is the episode name.
  • description is a short description of the episode.
  • category is the genre of the program.
    • Sitcom, Drama, Cooking, etc.
  • seriesid is a unique identifier for the series this recording is part of.
  • programid is a unique identifier for this program. It relates to the programid field of the program table.
  • station is the callsign of the station this program was recorded on.
  • rectype has the same meaning as the type field of the record table.
  • duplicate determines whether a show should be recorded again or not (0 = yes, 1 = no).
  • recstatus recording status. See the RecStatusType enum in libs/libmyth/programtypes.h for a definition of the values.
  • reactivate asks the scheduler to restart this recording if possible (1 = reactivate, 0=default). See RecordingInfo::ReactivateRecording(void) in mythtv/libs/libmythtv/recordinginfo.cpp for where it is set.
  • generic identifies a generic listing (1=generic, 0=default). Introduced in schema [rev 1109]cgitgithub in mythtv/libs/libmythtv/dbcheck.cpp, which shows how it is initialized.
  • future identifies a future entries (1=future, 0=non-future). Introduced in schema 1271 in commit [v0.25pre-1716-g543d783]cgitgithub}.