[mythtv] On the FindOne recordings, conflict resolution
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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