[mythtv] PATCH: manual recording

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Wed Mar 26 23:52:12 EST 2003

On Monday 24 March 2003 03:35 pm, Chris Derossi wrote:
> There is one huge hack here. Because recorded programs have to be listed
> in the program table, a new entry has to be created for the manual show.
> This entry has to be tied to a channelid. However, channelids are not
> generally used, and I didn't want to make that big a change. On top of
> that, my personal setup is composite input from DVDs and tapes.
> So the hack is that the manual record uses a constant channelid of 1999,
> which much exist in the channel table. You have to add it manually. Once
> the UI exists for creating the appropriate entry to correspond to
> external video sources, this needs to be changed. If someone wants to
> suggest a way to allow the front end to utilize the appropriate channel
> id for the channel being viewed on live tv, I'll be happy to make the
> change. In general, though, I tried to keep direct database access out
> of the front end stuff that I added.

Perhaps a backend query asking what the current channel info is?  It'd have to 
be a long convoluted code path, but that should fix things up..

I'd like to hold off on applying this until the chanid issue's cleared up, if 
you don't mind..


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