[mythtv] Previously recorded programs question

James Knight foom at fuhm.net
Tue Apr 15 13:05:39 EDT 2003

The way I'd like to see this work is to always show all instances of 
the show in the conflict-resolution screen, but default repeats to 
disabled. I also want to be able to disable any given showing of a 
show, even if it doesn't conflict with anything else, because I know I 
don't want to see it ahead of time.

Basically, you should always be able to enable/disable any showing 
manually no matter what the scheduler thinks is right.

Additionally, it's probably not a good idea to have a completely hidden 
table of shows you've ever recorded that stays around forever. That 
kind of thing will cause problems if you have a Mythbox for a couple 
years...who knows what's in that table by then. It either needs to have 
a UI (but that'd be kinda gross), or just be based on what recordings 
you currently have (no matter how old) and maybe the last month of 
shows that were recorded.


On Tuesday, April 15, 2003, at 11:08  AM, Panix wrote:
> While working on the MythWeb conflicts additions I made, I came across 
> an
> interesting question.  Why are you not able to record a program that 
> was
> previously recorded if the file does not exist on your system anymore?
> I can understand not recording the program again if the program was 
> still
> available on your system, but if you delete the program, you should 
> get the
> ability to record it again.
> My proposal: Change the code that checks for this to also check to see 
> if the
> program exists in the recorded database table as well as the 
> oldrecorded
> table.
> I have working code in place for MythWeb that checks for this, but the
> frontend doesnt check for this so I have it commented out for now, 
> since I
> want both the frontend and MythWeb to behave the same way.

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