[mythtv-users] any way to load cutlist while still flagging?
cpinkham at bc2va.org
Fri Feb 22 03:04:28 UTC 2008
* On Thu Feb 21, 2008 at 05:57:49PM -0800, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> On Feb 21, 2008, at 4:37 PM, Ronald Frazier wrote:
> > Since any reasonably fast CPU has no trouble commercial flagging
> > faster than a show records, is there any way to dynamically load load
> > the cutlist as the commercial flagger finds commercials? This would be
> > handy for watching "almost-live" TV.
> > --
> > Ron
> It does this now. If I start recording something and start watching it
> several minutes after it starts, it will skip commercials it has found
> so far.
> The commercial flag setting is off by default for LiveTV if that's
> what you're talking about. Feel free to turn it on.
This is the second time recently that I've heard this mentioned and
don't know what setting people are talking about. There is no setting
to enable/disable Commercial Flagging for LiveTV. There is a setting
to enable/disable running commercial flagging while the recording is in
progress, but the JobQueue specific code in tv_rec.cpp explicitly does
not run jobs for LiveTV recordings. It only runs jobs if this is a
pseudo LiveTV recording (ie, you're watching LiveTv and hit 'R' to
There isn't any specific technical reason that LiveTV recordings can't
be commercial flagged, the main reason that I disabled this is because
I didn't want to start scheduling lots of jobs when people are channel
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