[mythtv-users] Duplicate episodes recording
briandlong at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 11:49:17 UTC 2011
On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 11:49 AM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com>wrote:
> On 11/15/2011 09:58 AM, Brian Long wrote:
> > I have a single recording rule which seems to be failing. If I set
> > "Don Francisco Presenta" to record at any time on any channel, it
> > records from my HDHR and HDPVR at the same time. Both episode titles,
> > descriptions, EP numbers, are the same. I deleted the recording rule
> > and put it back. When I look at upcoming recordings, it shows both.
> > Why would duplicate detection be failing? I could hard-code the rule
> > to the 1140 channel (HD-PVR), but then if there is a conflict it won't
> > fall back to the HDHR. I have other similar rules which work
> > properly. For example (from mythbackend --printsched):
> > Title - Subtitle Ch Station Day Start End S C I
> > T N Pri
> > Designed to Sell - From Catastroph 350 HGTV 15 11:30-12:00 3 1 1
> > d 1 0
> > Designed to Sell - From Catastroph 1350 HGTVD 15 11:30-12:00 3 0 0
> > d E 0
> > Thanks for any troubleshooting ideas.
> There's a long-standing bug where if you have multiple channels that air
> the same content at the same time, but have different callsigns (i.e.
> HGTV and HGTVD), MythTV will record the episode multiple times. Note
> that you should only change the callsigns to be equivalent if the
> content shown on the channels is "substantially identical" (which, IMHO,
> means completely identical). So, changing both to HGTV or HGTVD would
> work around the bug.
Good idea. I forgot about that.
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