[mythtv] Test (crude) patch for commercial skipping

Matthew S. Hallacy poptix at techmonkeys.org
Mon Feb 17 09:44:02 EST 2003

On Mon, Feb 17, 2003 at 09:22:50AM -0500, Chris Pinkham wrote:
> It's fairly consistent on some channels, but others seem to merge
> things right together with no blank.

When this happens it's typically your local cable provider inserting
their own commercials into the gaps the network had their commercials in.

AT&T does this, and it sucks. During the superbowl i saw commercials
(very poor quality ones at that) for local car dealerships, then it 
would suddenly cut into the end of the network commercial, or directly
into the game.

I suggest looking at this:


And the source code:


there should be quite a bit of usable code there.

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