[mythtv] [PATCH] Control duplicates by channel ID

David Shay david at shay.net
Tue Aug 7 18:56:18 UTC 2007

On 8/7/07, David Engel <david at istwok.net> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 06, 2007 at 09:54:08PM -0500, David Shay wrote:
> > Well, I tried that, or at least what I thought you meant, but I most
> > have done something terribly wrong.  I added a call to AddHistory in
> > PruneRedunants, right before the second call to delete.  That added
> > entries to oldrecorded for future programs, though, which I don't
> > think is what was intended.  This must need to be qualified more to
> > work.  These records then screwed up the scheduler, and put the whole
> > thing into a downward spiral...
> Yes, the AddHistory should also be qualified by
>   nextRecording->recstartts <= schedTime

After some more thought, I wondered if maybe the check should be a
call to IsSameTimeslot instead?  I'll try some things out tonight.

> I would have made the same mistake.
> > Is the work in FromProgram all in the name of getting accurate
> > statuses on past programs in the EPG, or is that needed for some other
> > purpose?
> Yes, only to get accurate status.  Previously, the scheduler kept a
> day's worth of state in memory for past recordings.  That worked fine
> as long as the scheduler stayed up.  If the master backend crash or
> was restarted, however, all of that state was lost and the EPG would
> display things as if they had never been scheduled.

Is that status only used in the EPG, though, or where else might it be
of importance?

> David
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