[mythtv] Another scheduler bug I think

Oscar Carlsson oscar.carlsson at home.se
Thu Mar 11 11:10:02 EST 2004

DE> On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 12:43:14PM +0100, Oscar Carlsson wrote:
>> DE> This is correct, but I don't think any provision is needed.  The
>> DE> scheduler doesn't really pay attention to post-roll.  All it does is
>> DE> start recordings.  The encoder will always try to run through the
>> DE> post-roll unless the scheduler tells it to start a new recording.
>> In this case, apparently, the scheduler didn't tell it to start a
>> new recording wich would interrupt the in-progress postroll. As I

DE> Which is why I said the end-late case sounded more likely to me.
DE> You're original message said the scheduler reported the new program as
DE> a conflict loser.  Are you sure you didn't have another program
DE> scheduled for a little later that could have caused this?

>> said above, maybe a priority of the postroll would solve it
>> smoothly.

DE> I don't think you understand.  The scheduler doesn't give *any*
DE> priority to post-rolls.  When checking for conflicts, pre- and
DE> post-rolls don't exist as far as the scheduler is concerned.

Well then it's a bug ;)

Hhehe,  seriously... Yeah, I'm 99.5% sure there really was no conflict. I'll try
to reproduce it, uhm.. Monday next week or something, got more exams still.

And no, it wasn't "end late", I rarely use it at all.

Best regards,
 Oscar                            mailto:oscar.carlsson at home.se

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