[mythtv-users] Preview Thumbnails
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Sep 24 14:37:44 UTC 2012
On 09/24/2012 10:36 AM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 09/19/2012 01:23 PM, Paul Onley wrote:
>> Is there a way to configure the offset in the recording used for
>> thumbnail creation?
>> I would like to have the thumbnail generated within the first couple
>> seconds so as to be able to see the tuning information.
>> The default offset is frequently in a commercial break on my
>> recordings but the tuning info would let me see specific information
>> such as the station changed what was shown without telling Schedules
> Please read the entire post as it explains exactly why the simplistic
> approach--a single offset value applied to all recordings--won't
> work. It also explains "in the future" direction where we'll go (when
> I have a chance to polish up the patch I've written and push it to
> MythTV when we're not in a feature freeze).
That said, you can always request a preview at a specific time using
either Myth protocol (i.e. via the Perl/Python bindings) or the backend
web server or ... It just won't be the "default" preview for that
More information about the mythtv-users