[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #2678: Duplicate checking of "unidentified episode"s is broken

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Tue Nov 14 02:09:53 UTC 2006

On 11/13/06, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 11/12/2006 10:28 PM, MythTV wrote:
> >  This is probably a dupe of 2677.
> >
> >  Setting up a search rule which happens to match "Unidentified Episode"s,
> >  records duplicates.  It acts like it does not bother to compare the title
> >  and descriptions when then programid ends with "0000".
> >
> By design.  If a programid exists, duplicate matching type is ignored.
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/dev/67377#67377
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/dev/180855#180855
> >  For example, I have a search rule to record shows begining with "Fast
> >  Flights:".  Under this rule it has already recorded "Fast Flights: British
> >  Isles".  Even so, the scheduler is recording every single instance of
> >  "Fast Flights: British Isles".  All of the episodes it is repeately
> >  recording have the same description:  "A 500-mile aerial excursion over
> >  the UK."  They also all have the same programid: SH8505190000.
> I'm sure Bruce could explain how to set up your rule for this show...
> :)  Sorry, I don't know how.
> Mike

I hope Bruce can chime in here.  It would be nice to have a solution
for this problem.  Discovery is showing that particular episode half a
dozen times over the next couple of weeks.



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