[mythtv] Unable to Add Override via MythWeb

Chris Petersen lists at forevermore.net
Sun Feb 12 22:15:44 UTC 2006


Could you please post this as a bug at http://svn.mythtv.org?  It'll 
remind me to check with the other devs to figure out the proper method 
of doing an override like this.

> Basically, what happened was that I noticed the hockey game I was 
> recording was going to run late and for the first time I was going to 
> take advantage of the ability to extend an in-progress recording.  I 
> went to MythWeb and didn't see an option to do it so I did it from my 
> frontend machine.  I noticed that the way the recording is extended is 
> to add an override.  With that in mind I then went to MythWeb just to 
> try it from there (now that I knew it was nothing more than an override 
> to be created).
> 
> When I select the program it loads the details page, but the override 
> options are not presented, instead I get a message in red at the top 
> saying, "This program is already scheduled to be recorded via a custom 
> search."
> 
> The display of the override options is suppressed by the if block 
> starting at line 44 of modules/tv/detail.php.  This if block prints the 
> red message and unsets the $schedule variable.  With $schedule set to 
> NULL, the override options are suppressed.
> 
> I was going to just create a new recording rule with the extended 
> recording time, but wasn't sure if that was going to work (nor did I 
> try it in fear of messing up the in-progress recording).
> 
>   - Derek
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