[mythtv] Strange scheduler bug
J. Donavan Stanley
jdonavan at jdonavan.net
Mon Mar 8 18:59:51 EST 2004
Bruce Markey wrote:
>> Hmmm, with a watched flag you could change the the auto expire so
>> that watched recordings were a week older than they really are. That
>> way unwatched recordings could get a priority boost.
> I don't get it. When the disks fill up would you want to expire
> things that you watched but didn't delete because, presumably,
> you might want to see part of it again or things that you've
> never watched? What's special about a week? I don't see a reason
> for any mysterious behavior or creeping featurism here.
Exactly. If I have two recordings, one of which I've not watched that
was recorded on 1/1/2003 and another one that I DID watch that was
recorded on 1/6/2003. The 1/1/2003 recording would get deleted. With a
watched flag the 1/6/2003 could be erased instead.
Keep in mind the context of this watched flag, which was mucking around
with the recorded table so that shows would get re-recorded if they were
auto deleted. My point was that if a show was auto deleted and not
watched then fine rerecord it, but don't start recording every show that
gets auto deleted just because it's been auto deleted that's just silly.
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