[mythtv] RFC: Delete protection from within Myth
steve.p.daniels at googlemail.com
Mon May 14 14:27:54 UTC 2007
> I find that I am accumulating more and more music specials in my
> "Watch Recording" screen. I want to keep these recordings handy and
> have thought about how best to do it.
> Enhancement: Delete protection from within Myth
> - Add a field to the database (recordedprogram table I think) called
> "nodelete", this would be a bool to indicate that the recorded program
> is not to be deleted (strangely enough). If this field is missing or
> false then deleting is allowed.
> - In watch recording screen, when displaying the
> PlaybackBox::showActionPopup, grey out (make unavailable) the "Delete"
> option if the nodelete bool is true, or provide feedback to user
> another way.
> - Also grey out the delete options on the popup in the delete recordings screen.
> - Add menu items to the "Storage Options" to toggle the nodelete flag
> for a recording.
> - Update mythweb to honour the nodelete flag.
> Any thoughts if this is the "right way" to implement delete protection
> and whether it could make it into trunk.
Get a really big stick, hammer nails through it. The next time someone
deletes one of your recordings.. well, I'm sure you get the gist of the
Steve (Only two stress filled days left till he finishes his degree) Daniels
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