[mythtv] Next Scheduler Patch

Tako Schotanus quintesse at palacio-cristal.com
Thu Mar 4 05:05:41 EST 2004

Isaac, just out of curiosity, would this also remove the need for the 
NUV format? Didn't that have something to do with the fact that it was 
easiest to implement a ringbuffer with that format? Or am I completely 
of the bat here?


Isaac Richards wrote:

>On Wednesday 03 March 2004 01:54 am, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
>>On Tue, Mar 02, 2004 at 04:09:52PM -0800, Bruce Markey wrote:
>>>Also, the other issue you mention of saving the recorded portion
>>>from live is often requested. If the file header of the ringbuffer
>>>is compatible with a recorded file, it could be as easy as renaming
>>>the ringbuffer file to the chanid and times from the proginfo and
>>>adding it to the recorded list.
>>- Reimplement the RingBuffer more like regular recordings, breaking it up
>>  into files based on program info, and deleting them more aggressively
>>  (perhaps the auto-expire functionality would be well suited to this)
>Probably the best way to handle this.  It might be difficult to ensure fast 
>transitions between files during recording with the pvr-x50s, as they'd need 
>to be re-initialized to start a new file properly, and that's not 
>instantaneous.  It'd certainly simplify the RingBuffer class logic a lot, 
>though, as there'd no longer be a need to wrap.  Local 'livetv' could just do 
>direct file access then, too..
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