[mythtv] in progress recordings and new scheduler

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Tue Mar 16 15:40:35 EST 2004

On Tuesday 16 March 2004 03:01 pm, David Engel wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 16, 2004 at 01:12:44PM -0500, Isaac Richards wrote:
> > > You're being bitten by the partial recording case I've mentioned a few
> > > times.  "Forever Eden" doesn't have a subtitle so it fails the
> > > duplicate episode check and is recorded.  "Raymond" has a subtitle and
> > > matches an entry in the recorded table (the partial recording from
> > > before the recoot) so it isn't recorded.  FWIW, the old scheduler
> > > would have done this too.
> >
> > The old scheduler would have recorded it, since it'd see that the
> > recording was supposed to be in progress, ask the encoder classes if it
> > was, see that it wasn't, and then start it.  It would be really nice to
> > keep that feature.
> Are you sure about that?  For as long as I can remember, the duplicate
> check has always been done very early int he scheduling process and
> anything marked as a duplicate was never reconsidered.

Yeah, but the duplicate check only used oldrecorded entries, and oldrecorded 
is only written to on completion of recording.

> For now, I'll try to make the duplicate check ignore oldrecorded and
> recorded entries with future end times.  That should catch this
> particular case.  FYI, it will be tomorrow before I can get to it in
> case someone else wants to try.

Cool, thanks =)


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