[mythtv] "Record new episodes only" not working as anticipated

Endaf Jones jonese at zener.com
Sun Jan 22 23:38:43 UTC 2006

On 1/22/06, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:

> Endaf Jones wrote:
> >I'm having a problem where a lot of my recording schedules are picking
> >up re-run programs when I have explicitly set "Record new episodes
> >only".  Some of the recordings it wants to record are dated as far
> >back as 2000.
> >
> >The only change that I think could be related was that I added an
> >additional video sourced a few weeks ago for another provider.  The
> >problem started at approximately the same time.
> >
> >Anyone see something similar to this?
> >
> >
> The information used to determine whether a show is new is
> provider-specific (or, more precisely, grabber specific).  Without
> knowing what new provider you're using, I can only venture a guess that
> it's one that doesn't provide the necessary information.

All of my providers are DataDirect accounts, so I don't believe it's a
source issue.

I'm not sure how myth determines a show is a repeat or not, but I can
clearly see the date when I look at a recording that is scheduled. 

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