[mythtv] Schedule a recording to record on one card, watch LiveTV on another (same channel as scheduled recording)

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Sep 14 22:46:45 UTC 2006

On 09/14/06 17:35, Bradley Kite wrote:

> I had scheduled a recording to run today, which recorded fine on one 
> capture card.
> My wife today watched LiveTV at the same time, on the same channel as 
> the recording,
> which actually worked fine, but that was because the file-names used 
> were different
> by 1 second.
> I think there is a bug in this tho, because I now have 2 recordings of 
> the same show,
> one from a scheduled recording and one from LiveTV - and it was only 
> the 1 second
> time difference that prevented a conflict in the file-names used for 
> the recordings -
> I don't know how the back-end would have handled it if both recordings 
> had the same
> file name.

In the event that the filename chosen is not unique, the seconds in the 
timestamp are (artificially) increased until a unique filename is found.


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