[mythtv-users] Re: Transcoding and other questions
mario.mailing at gmail.com
Mon May 2 14:54:28 UTC 2005
I was seeing this as of some time ago, and then there was a 'fix'
checked into cvs for it, which at the time seemed to help. I'm not sure
at what point that was (have to check commits to see), but since that I
have updated to a recent CVS checkout in hopes that it was once again
resolved as I am seeing the same thing with current CVS.
>That's actually a good question. For me, for a given program, whether
>myth skips commercials during playback is kind of random. Sometimes it
>will skip all the commercials, sometimes it doesn't. This is with the
>"Automatically skip all commercials" option checked. The commercials
>are being flagged correctly because when I type "E" during playback to
>bring up the edit controls and "Z" to mark the commercials as
>cutpoints, the commercials appear correctly. If I type "E" again to
>resume playback, then the commercials are skipped properly. So in the
>end, it's not a big deal (E-Z-E) to get commercial skipping working if
>they werne't before, but it is weird that I sometimes have to do this.
>this is for Myth 0.17 on FC2, by the way.
>On 5/1/05, Joe Henley <joehenley at kc.rr.com> wrote:
>>Thanks for the reply.
>>Does the playback automatically skip over them. ... or do I have to key
>>something on the remote each time to get it to skip over the commercial
>>and continue with the program?
>>Pete Cable wrote:
>>>On 4/30/05, Joe Henley <joehenley at kc.rr.com> wrote:
>>>>So I just turn on commercial flagging and it will do it automatically
>>>>without also transcoding? Cool. I thought it had to mark the
>>>>commercials and then transcoding dropped out when it ran.
>>>Commercial flagging doesn't remove anything from the recorded show,
>>>whether you transcode or not. It just marks the points where the
>>>commercials begin/end in the database to enable you to skip the
>>>commercials during playback.
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