[mythtv] MythTV Recording System Future
mikej at carmelfly.com
Sun Jul 20 17:40:51 EDT 2003
On Sun, 2003-07-20 at 15:49, Isaac Richards wrote:
> On Sunday 20 July 2003 05:34 pm, Mike Javorski wrote:
> > > Data from the pvr cards is plain mpeg. It's not wrapped in anything.
> > > For some reason, people get confused by the fact that I name it .nuv. =)
> > Yeah that is confusing. It also is confusing down the line. Why are they
> > not just given .mpg extensions if thats what they are? From what I can
> > tell, the system would support it just fine.
> Filenames aren't stored in the database, they're generated at runtime based
> off of the chanid/starttime/endtime of a recording. I didn't feel like
> modifying that stuff to do multiple file existence tests just to figure out
> which extension to use which would be made even more complicated by the
> multiple backend stuff..
Ahh.. that makes sense
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