Author Topic: Is there a safe way to remove genres?  (Read 587 times)

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Is there a safe way to remove genres?
« on: October 31, 2008, 11:45:07 pm »
When setting up MAME I missed a step.  When I put my mame rom zips in the games directory it automatically created a new genre "No Matching Rom for ROM: <romname>.zip" for each and every rom, over 1000.  Needless to say, I want to clean up all that junk so I don't have to sort through it when setting genres for movies and such.

How can I safely clean up all these invalid genres?  If it's as simple as going in mysql admin and removing them I can, but I don't want to mess the database up.

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Re: Is there a safe way to remove genres?
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2008, 11:56:30 pm »
Did you try going into Media Browser, and rename that Genre in there?

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Re: Is there a safe way to remove genres?
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2008, 03:32:19 am »
I can see the genre, and look at it's properties, but I see no way to delete it.

edit:  if it matters, I do not have any roms for those genres any longer.  well, maybe a few, but I'll change those roms to have a proper genre first.

edit2:  Just noticed you said rename, not remove.  Not sure what that would accomplish.  After fixing the issue that cause this, I correctly re-added the roms which created a list of valid genres.
« Last Edit: November 01, 2008, 03:43:34 am by skeptic »