[mythtv] More scheduling scheduler

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Nov 27 00:26:26 UTC 2006

On 11/26/2006 07:09 PM, Martin Ebourne wrote:
> From: David Engel <gigem at comcast.net>
>> The multi-candidate approach is conceptually a simple extension of the
>> current scheduling algorithm.  This is why I had mild interest in
>> seeing how it would work out.  However, the quadrupling of candidate
>> recordings makes it much harder to follow and explain the results for
>> all but trivial scenarios.  Additionally, many users would probably
>> enable softpadding naively expecting it to solve all of their
>> scheduling issues.  That's not something we want to deal with.
> I do wonder what all these issues are that people are likely to assume
> will be resolved with softpadding. The only problem I can see it solves
> is for channels with unreliable timing, or that sometimes run a couple
> of minutes late, and for this it works very well.

Read through all the posts on the -users list where people say, "my 
global padding isn't being applied for back-to-back shows" to see.


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