[mythtv] Feature suggestion, automatic old show deletion.

Gregorio Gervasio Jr. mythtv-dev@snowman.net
11 Dec 2002 14:55:44 -0800

>>>>> On Tue, 10 Dec 2002 18:24:21 -0500 (EST), "Chris Pinkham" <cpinkham@bc2va.org> said:

c> Why not have an option that says "keep X versions of this show".
c> So if you select to record the news every day, you could say keep 1
c> copy so it would overwrite every morning.  Then when you said to
c> record say "Law & Order" anytime it came on, you could say to keep
c> 4 copies of it so it would keep the latest 4 episodes.  You could
c> set it to 5 to keep the M-F versions of a show that comes on every
c> weekday.

        Slightly related to this, we could also have an option not to
record repeat showings.  It seems XMLTV already parses this
information and generates a "previously-shown" tag.  (Is it a bad idea
to add fields to the mysql database?)

Gregorio Gervasio, Jr.