[mythtv] "upcoming recordings" displays non-recording show as recording

Daniel Walton dwalton at cisco.com
Sat Jan 28 01:52:10 UTC 2006

After some digging I can say that this is a Project Grayhem specific problem.
Sorry for the noise.


On Fri, 27 Jan 2006, Bruce Markey wrote:

> Daniel Walton wrote:
> > On Thu, 26 Jan 2006, Bruce Markey wrote:
> >
> >> Daniel Walton wrote:
> >>> Sorry for the yellow/white confusion.  I opened ticket #1129 for this.
> >> What you should be sorry about is being so evasive about what theme
> >> you are using. Is it so hard to just say the name of the theme? Did
> >> you swear to secrecy or something?
> >
> > Did anyone on this thread ever ask me what theme I was using?  No, they didn't.
> Pretty much every message, including yours, mentioned that the theme
> was the issue, yes.
> > I'm using Project Grayhem, I'll check tonight to see if this problem is specific
> > to that theme.
> Tell ya what. For the thousands of people using myth everyday and
> scheduling things over the past several years, you didn't find a
> "bug" where scheduling was broken in some obvious way that no one
> ever noticed before.
> >> You only mention the the color as if that is decisive or authoratative and not
> >> the record status which is the relevant information. While mentioning an
> >> expectation that something should check if time is "padding", you fail to say
> >> what the ending time is for the showing that may or may not record.
> >
> > I said it started at 7pm and ended at 9pm and that I wanted to pad at the end by
> > 15 minutes.
> The words "padded" or "padding" don't appear anywhere in the HOWTO
> or the scheduling source code. There is "endoffset" which is the
> "End recording 15 minutes late" in the recording rule options. There
> is another separate feature for a different purpose that people love
> to confuse with this but we won't go there. You did say something to
> the effect that you "wanted to pad at the end by 15 minutes" but you
> also said "the upcoming recordings list isn't checking to see if a
> show is being padded". The implication is that you believed, based
> only on the color, that the page was telling you that endoffset time
> was not being applied and the game was colored in the record color
> because it would end by 9. If this were the case the status character
> would be a card number, the status message would say "Will Record" and
> the program information would say "Thu Jan 26, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm".
> However, they were "C", "Conflicting" and "9:15" but you only talked
> about the color and didn't say if the reported end time was nine or
> a quarter after. Saying that J.J. Redneck took a shot, while he is
> nearly as good as Adam Morrison, isn't the same as saying the basket
> counted.
> >> The recording statuses come from the reclist of the scheduler and are the same
> >> for the "upcoming recordings page" and mythweb and I can only imagine that
> >> your closely guarded secret mystery theme screwed up the font definitions on
> >> the conflicts page. Are the colors screwed up on other pages too like the
> >> upcoming episodes or Set Priorities or Program Finder?
> >
> > I haven't noticed problems anywhere else.
> In the spirit that no one asked you what theme you were using ;-)
> let me ask for this information again in a more literal way.
> [Hint: I didn't type the names of the pages just because I needed
> the exercise for my fingers. ;-]
> Please take a moment to identify if the inconsistency for the conflict
> color exists on the other pages where the conflict color may appear.
> To do so:
> - Go to the EPG to a time in the near future where you can temporarily
> add then remove some recording rules.
> - Press "R" on a program to set a Single record rule for something
> that is not currently scheduled to record. Repeat for three other
> shows at the same time for a total of four overlapping Single record
> rules.
> - Go to the Upcoming Recordings page and scroll down until you find
> the four rules you just added. Three should have a card number is the
> status column and one should have the letter "C". Highlight the one
> marked "C". With current or recent SVN, the message below the box
> should say something like "Single Record +1 Conflicting". Is the
> text on this highlighted line in a font color that clearly indicates
> that this showing is a conflict?
> - Press the UPCOMING key, "O" to see the "proglist" list of upcoming
> episodes for this title. On this page, is the text of the conflicting
> showing in question highlighted in a font color that clearly indicates
> that this showing is a conflict?
> - If you are using SVN from within the past two months, go to the
> Recording Priorities (AKA Set Priorities) page and scroll down to find
> the title of the conflicting show. Is the text of the conflicting show
> title in question highlighted in a font color that clearly indicates
> that this showing is a conflict? [Earlier versions would not have
> highlighted the title here.]
> --  bjm
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