[mythtv] Autoexpire doesn't remove LiveTV files
skd5aner at gmail.com
Thu Dec 15 11:00:23 EST 2005
On 11/24/05, BP <lists at qucae.com> wrote:
> Isaac Richards wrote:
> > Wasn't planning on it - the intention was to clear out really short things
> > generated from channel flipping quickly, and then allow the autoexpirer to
> > delete longer ones as it needed space. If you don't want longer programs
> > cluttering up the listings, though, I think you can switch to the 'Default'
> > program group and they won't show up.
> > Isaac
> Does this mean live tv files will not get cleaned up if I have
> auto-expire disabled? I do not trust a computer to decide which
> recordings I wish to keep and those I do not. If I miss a recording due
> to lack of space, it's my fault. That is my preference.
> Seems rather annoying if I will now have to do manual maintenance of all
> the live tv files.
> Anyone else fall in to this use case?
Yea, I agree with you... and like someone else said, if my disk gets
3/4 full, I start watching shows (usually in time-stretch) or deleting
ones I know I won't watch or don't want to keep anymore. However, I
guess I also don't mind setting specific recordings to
not-auto-expire. In the end, the critical shows won't purge and I
usually don't have to worry about filling the hard disk anyway.
Either way, I'm always a fan of more options unless it become too
overwhelming to either use or for the developers to program.
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