[mythtv] On the FindOne recordings, conflict resolution

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Thu Jan 20 02:07:33 EST 2005

On Thursday 20 January 2005 12:46 am, Brad Templeton wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 19, 2005 at 10:26:28PM -0600, David Engel wrote:
> > >     Is this the expected behaviour?
> >
> > Yes.  As I noted before, priorities are still used to decide what and
> > when to record.  The way I set things up is like this.  I give
> > positive priorities to all of the recurring programs that I really
> > want to record.  I give negative priorities to all of the recurring,
> > "filler" stuff I'd like to record but don't care if it gets missed or
> > records later.  Then, all of the "off-the-cuff" single and find
> > records I create get the default, zero priority right in the middle
> > where I want them.
> Hmm.  I would have expressed the ultimate goal of priorities as follows:
>     "Try to record as many of the requested shows as you can.  If 2 or
>     more must conflict (ie. you can't fix it by moving either one of
>     them) then record the show of higher priority."
> You are saying, if I read you right, that the higher priority for the
> series beats out the lower priority movie, even though the problem
> could be solved by recording the series later that night?

It works both ways.  There's a setting to allow the scheduler to move higher 
priority stuff to a later showing in favor of lower priority shows.


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