[mythtv] Realtime Commercial Flag / skip problem

Geoffrey Kruse gkruse at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 21:58:31 UTC 2005

I am running current cvs and see the same problem.   You can't skip  
until flagging has finished.


On Jun 13, 2005, at 3:56 PM, Lucas Meijer wrote:

> ben levitt wrote:
>> On 6/13/05, James Armstrong <james at thearmstrongs.org> wrote:
>>> I am running CVS as of a week ago. I have been using the realtime
>>> flagging since it came out but have not had any luck. Last night I
>>> started to watch The Deadzone as it was being recorded. At the first
>>> commercial the osd popped up and showed a commercial skip, but  
>>> when I
>>> pressed skip it osd showed 'Not Flagged'. Near the end of the  
>>> recording
>>> the last commercial skip worked. This was just a few minutes  
>>> after the
>>> recording stopped.
>> I wonder if you need to turn on the "Skip Unflagged Commercials"
>> setting on the "Commercial Skip" settings screen?
>> And if you do need to turn that on, then maybe the code that checks
>> that setting should be changed to allow commercial skip attempts in a
>> program that hasn't been completely flagged, if that program's
>> flagging has started, and realtime flagging is enabled?
> This looks like a bug. THe "skip unflagged commercials" feature has  
> been revoked in a recent commflag restructure. It used to do "as we  
> go" skipping based on blank frame detection alone. The idea is that  
> you now use the new realtime detection.
> Which unfortunattely seems to have a problem. I know Chris (doing  
> most commflagging work) has been working on the skipping of  
> commercials recently (not so much the detection), so upgrading to  
> current cvs might help out.
> Bye, Lucas
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