[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #3196: Autoexpire and backend fail to heed maxnewest = 0, deletes old programs that shouldn't and records new ones
stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Thu Mar 15 22:10:30 UTC 2007
> But my expectation is that I don't expect shows to ever be automatically
> deleted when I've done just about everything I can settings-wise to ensure
> that they are not. I just don't want the scheduler to record new ones.
> Your way (as designed and currently implemented) is a fine way for it to
> operate, PROVIDED that there is some other reasonable and automatic way to
> keep the autoexpire code from deleting shows for a particular recording, NO
> MATTER WHAT. But there doesn't appear to be. Your suggestion of manually
> setting the preserve flag on every recording is neither reasonable nor
So setup the recording rule with
1. max episodes set
2. Don't record if this would exceed the max episodes
3. auto expire disabled.
then unless you delete a show, the scheduler cannot record a new one.
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