[mythtv-users] Commercial skip & next weeks preview
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Apr 2 20:26:05 UTC 2007
On 04/02/2007 03:19 PM, Tom Lichti wrote:
> Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> On 04/02/2007 02:30 PM, Jon Boehm wrote:
>>> Is there a way to tell myth not to skip with in the last ~4 min of a
>>> recording. It keeps skipping to the end or so near the end that by the time
>>> I react it jump to the delete menu. I'm missing the preview for next week.
>>> In order to see it I have to play again and skip to near the end.
>> In SVN trunk, commercial skips that would take you to the end of the
>> recording are ignored (and, if a "manual" skip, an OSD telling you it's
>> the end of the recording is displayed).
> I don't see that with my SVN trunk install. It will quite happily skip
> to the end of the file, missing the 'preview' stuff (in the case of
> Survivor) or those short scenes they sometimes show at the end (The
> Office and Two and a Half Men come to mind). Is there a setting
> somewhere I'm missing?
Actually, it was our last thread on this topic that made me imply that
it works with or without auto-skip (
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/217407#217407 , where
the relevent issues start with Chris Pinkham's post at
As mentioned in that thread, if auto-skip is off (i.e. it's set to
notify), it definitely works.
However, it seems that no-one made the changes that Chris Pinkham had
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/217500#217500 ) so
that it would work with auto-skip enabled. I thought I remembered
someone having coded a patch and it being committed (and didn't feel
like changing my config to auto-skip and testing it), but I was wrong.
Maybe next time I get some Myth-hacking time, I'll code up the patch so
I'm right next time this comes up...
BTW, you didn't re-enable your gencutlist job (
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/229126#229126 ), did
>> I actually do this with SVN trunk because it's annoying to
>> have to move my finger from the commskip button to the skip forward
>> button when I see the OSD display.
> I'm sure you realize how lazy that sounds, right? :)
I'd admit to being lazy more often, but it's too much work.
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