--- a/metadata.c
+++ b/metadata.c
@@ -209,26 +209,6 @@
 	*raw_packet_size = 0;
 	return 0;
 }
-
-#ifdef TIVO_SUPPORT
-int
-is_tivo_file(const char *path)
-{
-	unsigned char buf[5];
-	unsigned char hdr[5] = { 'T','i','V','o','\0' };
-	int fd;
-
-	/* read file header */
-	fd = open(path, O_RDONLY);
-	if( !fd )
-		return 0;
-	if( read(fd, buf, 5) < 0 )
-		buf[0] = 'X';
-	close(fd);
-
-	return !memcmp(buf, hdr, 5);
-}
-#endif
 
 void
 check_for_captions(const char *path, int64_t detailID)