No way to force a full rescan of video paths?

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super_sobbie Offline
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Sorry >>X<< you are correct Blush. I just thought I would answer real quick.

But if he does:

outatouch0 Wrote:I keep changing my library setup...


He may need to change his directory paths as well. Big Grin

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Thanks, I really need to stop changing my mind is more like it Frown
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I don't think you need to delete the DB. Just set the content on the folder to "none", and it'll ask to delete all the content from that folder from the library. Then just set it back to Movies and it'll scan everything in that folder again. If you have one or two high level folders for your content, this method works pretty well.
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pedram Wrote:I don't think you need to delete the DB. Just set the content on the folder to "none", and it'll ask to delete all the content from that folder from the library. Then just set it back to Movies and it'll scan everything in that folder again. If you have one or two high level folders for your content, this method works pretty well.

When you do that it doesn't delete the db and not everything gets removed from the db either and this ends up in the new db

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Why would it not delete everything from that path when it asks if that's what you want to do? The OP asked how rescan something from a video path and that would do it.
Anyway, this worked well for me because I have two top level folders for movies (one HD and one SD) so all I had to do was change the content on those two and it rescanned all my movies.

I guess the deletion of DB method would be a better option if you had lots of different top level paths for your videos.
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pedram Wrote:Why would it not delete everything from that path when it asks if that's what you want to do?

Because its not perfect that's why

I'm not saying your method doesn't work I'm just saying stuff gets left behind in the db and I personally would like a new db without stuff from previous scans and I'm not just talking about paths there's loads of stuff in the db

People who read this thread in the future can make up their own minds which way they do it just as you have

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Haha, I guess I had more faith in XBMC ;-)
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