[mythtv-users] Best way to report old series from the beginning?
Brian L. Walter
blwalter at gmail.com
Wed May 23 22:31:14 UTC 2007
Michael Rice wrote:
> From time to time there is a series we missed the first time around
> (or want to watch again) and is currently in syndication. I'd like to
> setup a rule to start recording it from the beginning once it
> restarts. It may be playing multiple times on multiple channels
> currently and I want to start recording when the first episode is
> aired and continue recording episodes in order.
> A somewhat manual way would be create a power search matching the
> first few episodes then once that fires make a new rule to record in
> the time slot (or time slots) necessary.
> But I am thinking about a better rule that would maybe check the
> recorded and oldrecorded tables and only record the "right" episodes.
> The "right" ones being those directly after those already recorded
> with some slack in case an episode or two were missed (or not aired).
> Possible? Or is there an easier way to accomplish this?
Allows you to record series/episodes in order, based on name, and *not*
to record more if you've missed a certain amount...
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