[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #4688: Cannot skip backward through commercials

Chris Pinkham cpinkham at bc2va.org
Mon Feb 18 05:32:29 UTC 2008

* On Sun Feb 17, 2008 at 02:28:27PM -0000, MythTV wrote:
> #4688: Cannot skip backward through commercials
> ----------------------------------------------+-----------------------------
>  Reporter:  Ron Frazier <ron at ronfrazier.net>  |       Owner:  ijr    
>      Type:  defect                            |      Status:  new    
>  Priority:  minor                             |   Milestone:  unknown
> Component:  mythtv                            |     Version:  unknown
>  Severity:  medium                            |     Mlocked:  0      
> ----------------------------------------------+-----------------------------
>  Myth does not seem to allow you skip backward through commercials when a
>  custlist is loaded.
>  Example: Say I have a cutlist loaded where a commercial starts at 10:05
>  and end at 12:35. While playing back, myth will jump through that
>  commercial. If I then press the number 5 and then the skip back button, I
>  would expect myth to jump back 5 minutes. If I did this at 12:40, I would
>  expect it to jump to 7:40. However, it only jumps back to 10:05, and then
>  immediate sees there is a commercial, and jumps right to 12:35 again.
>  There are only 2 ways to get it to skip back before the commercial.
>  1) Unload the cutlist, skip back, and then reload the cutlist.
>  2) If you jump back far enough so that it jumps past the current
>  commercial AND the commercial prior to it, it will then exhibit the same
>  type of bug but this time with respect to that prior commercial (ie: it
>  will jump to the beginning of the prior commercial, see that it has
>  reached a commercial, and immediately skip to the end of that commercial).

It sounds like you have Auto Commercial Skip turned on as well.  I took a
look through the code and we reset the cutlist iterator every time we
seek in the recording, so I think your jump is because you have Auto
Commercial Skip turned On.  Try turning it off and see what happens.


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