[mythtv] vps/pdc almost there...
waggawagga at gmx.net
Mon Sep 27 17:50:38 EDT 2004
i hope not to bother anyone with my continuous talking about vps/pdc.
a quick status of my proceedings shows, that i'm now capable of
receiving the vps signal and delay the start/end of a recording until
the vps matches. so far so good.
BUT today i encountered a constelation which i did't take into account
so far, mainly because i cannot think of a solution to what seems to be
a trivial problem:
stop recording would best be determined if the vps signal is different
then the one that kicked the recoding off, right?!
so how to determine when to start a recording.
it works fine if starttime (from epg) matches vps timecode exactly, but
i scheduled C.S.I. Miami today which was scheduled for 22:50 in the epg
but when the show was broadcasted the vps timecode was 22:55 so a simple
comparrison does not always work. (result the show wasn't recorded at
all => very bad)
can anybody help me solving this comparrison problem, or even better is
anyone familiar how vps is handled in plain old vhs recorders?
hoping for some answer,
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