[mythtv] Recordings are starting late

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Thu Mar 18 19:27:25 EST 2004

On Thursday 18 March 2004 06:23 pm, Bruce Markey wrote:
> Been there, done that, it didn't work. The problem is that the
> xmltvid is used by XMLTV as their own identifier that that the
> grabber uses when it runs. It does not uniquely identify a TV
> station and won't necessarily match the same station on another
> channel or from a different source:

Ok, that makes sense.

> The question I'd have, David, is how would the trasnition work?
> Users shouldn't be forced to re-enter all of their record rules,
> SQL to try to update them all may be messy and would break backward
> compatibility. Would it be possible to handle numbers as chanid
> and strings as callsigns? Perhaps it might be good to add callsign
> to 'record' in addition to chanid and prefer the callsign if present?
> But then that might be counter to the simplification you are looking
> for =).

Well, I'm just worried about users that don't have callsign filled in, since 
it has been optional in the past..


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