[mythtv] MythRoku - trying to mimic mythfrontend frame seeking

Martin Ebourne lists at ebourne.me.uk
Thu Feb 2 08:45:13 UTC 2006

On Wed, 01 Feb 2006 22:20:53 -0800, Geoffrey Hausheer wrote:
> On 2/1/06, Daniel Walton wrote:
>> So when the frontend begins to play a recording it queries the SQL
>> database for the frame<->offset info?  I imagine it also queries for the
>> commercial skip info at this time too.  Are there any documents of the
>> syntax of these queries?
> Yes.  the mythfrontend does something like: select mark,offset from
> recordedmarkup where chanid=xxx and starttime=yyy and type=zzz
> type can be:
> 7: keyframe (mark is based on the keyframe number) 9: byframe (mark is
> based on the actual frame number) 4: commercial start
> 5: comeercial end

Very useful thanks!

I notice that I've also got a few other type values in my db:
In recordedmarkup I also have -3 and 3.
In filemarkup I also have 6.

I'd be interested to know what they are too.



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