[mythtv] in progress recordings and new scheduler

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Tue Mar 16 13:12:44 EST 2004


On Tuesday 16 March 2004 10:55 am, David Engel wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 16, 2004 at 07:43:41AM -0500, Dave Alden wrote:
> > it started back up it wasn't recording anything.  I stopped it and
> > restarted it with 'mythbackend -v schedule' -- this time it decided
> > to continue recording 'Forever Eden', but not 'Everybody Loves
> > Raymond'.  I've attached the output.
> >
> > Everybody Loves Raymond - "Debra    10 1005  15 21:00-21:30  1 0 0  W 0 R
> >  40 Forever Eden                         8 1008  15 21:00-22:00  1 1 1  S
> > 0 1  50
>
> You're being bitten by the partial recording case I've mentioned a few
> times.  "Forever Eden" doesn't have a subtitle so it fails the
> duplicate episode check and is recorded.  "Raymond" has a subtitle and
> matches an entry in the recorded table (the partial recording from
> before the recoot) so it isn't recorded.  FWIW, the old scheduler
> would have done this too.

The old scheduler would have recorded it, since it'd see that the recording 
was supposed to be in progress, ask the encoder classes if it was, see that 
it wasn't, and then start it.  It would be really nice to keep that feature.

Isaac


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