[mythtv] Incorrect lengths displayed for some recordings

Torbjörn Jansson torbjorn.jansson at mbox200.swipnet.se
Wed Jan 25 21:09:29 UTC 2006

mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org <> wrote:
> On 1/25/06, Stuart Morgan <stuart at tase.co.uk> wrote:
>> Has anyone else, using SVN over the last week or so, noticed that
>> the position OSD is displaying the wrong length for the recording?
>> It seems to only affect some channels i.e. ITV4 whilst BBC channels
>> are immune. 
>> For example in three 60 minute recordings made recently the length
>> displayed has been exactly (+/- one second) 50 minutes.
>> Playback continues to the end, past the 50 minute mark, but the
>> progress bar shows 100% complete for the last 10 minutes.
>>  A 2 hour 10 min film displayed 1 hour 50 minutes.
> Yes, I've been seeing this.  It's not all the time, but on some
> recordings, usually ones that are over an hour long.
> It's been happening for more than a few weeks, perhaps a few months
> for myself. 

Is the clocks on the backend and frontend in sync?
While i was looking at how the length is calculated a few days back i think
i saw something that used the local time to figure out how long a show is.
But maybe this was for livetv only.

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