[mythtv] LiveTV Recordings question

Donavan Stanley jdonavan at jdonavan.net
Tue Dec 20 06:42:12 EST 2005

Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> Todd Tidwell wrote:
>> How about, then, a simple "Autoexpire LiveTV Recordings After 
>> Viewing" that
>> just simply means they get autoexpired as soon as you change the 
>> channel or
>> stop viewing LiveTV?  That doesn't seem like it would burden anyone 
>> in terms
>> of adding to the complexity.
> The answer here basically boils down to: You're thinking of your 
> MythTV box like a computer and not like a DVR.  Why do you care how 
> much disk space is being used currently by recordings that you cannot 
> see from the UI and will be removed automatically to make space for 
> other recordings?

Because MythMusic, MythDVD, MythVideo, and MythGallery have no way to 
gain extra space on the disk?  Myth is a whole lot more than just 
recording TV.  I've not mucked around with the new LiveTV code but I can 
understand why some folks would be concerned about drive space.

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