[mythtv] EIT updates for in-progress recordings

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Thu Jun 24 13:46:56 UTC 2010


On 24/06/10 13:45, Malcolm Parsons wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Last night the BBC's coverage of "Wimbledon 2010" overran due to
> coverage of a record breaking tennis match.
>
> The EIT was updated several times, changing the start and end of the
> following programme - "Today at Wimbledon".
>
> Both programmes were set to be recorded, and I ended up with 1
> recording of "Wimbledon 2010" and 9 recordings of various parts of
> what should have been "Today at Wimbledon".
>
> I was watching the programme live, so was able to stop the duplicate
> recordings, but had to keep switching to a different recording when
> the one I was watching stopped recording.  It might have been easier
> to switch to Live TV.
>
> I'm using MythTV 0.23-fixes.
>
> http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/7369 describes similar behaviour
> with MythTV 0.21, but the ticket was closed as being a rare case.
>
> Is anyone else affected by this misbehaviour?
>
> Would it be difficult for MythTV to just make one long recording?
>
> --
> Malcolm Parsons

My recording on BBC2 started and stopped at the originally programmed 
times - ie from 2058 to 2208, but the programme didn't start till 2130 
and I lost the ending.  The EIT data that I see now shows the new start 
time of 2130, but I don't know when it changed.  Also 0.23-fixes.

John P


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