[mythtv] Re: Re: Re: Re: Ticket #255: Improved scheduling of consecutive programs with pre-roll/overrecord

David Engel gigem at comcast.net
Thu Sep 29 22:39:00 UTC 2005

On Wed, Sep 28, 2005 at 05:54:08PM -0700, Bruce Markey wrote:
> David Engel wrote:
> Not sure I follow. If the magictime is stored in the settings and
> the scheduler is run after an endtime change (or adding a new
> recording to follow the in-progress show(!) for that matter), the
> scheduler should reassess recendts by endts + endoffset + magictime
> if it fits.

I was thinking of the inevitable next feature request concerning soft
times.  That is, "well, if you can't honor all of the padding, at
least honor some of it."  IOW, recendts = endts + endoffset + F *
magictime, where 0 <= F <= 1 and can change from one pass to another.

> to record the until 9:15. She adds 5min endoffset and now the magic
> time doesn't fit so the show ends at 9:05 and the movie doesn't
> record until 9:20. Notice that if viewscheduled said all along that

That's not the case I was thinking about, but it makes the point even
better.  Good one.

David Engel
gigem at comcast.net

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