[mythtv] Seek (back and forth) broken in MythTV trunk r23186

Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Sat Jan 30 15:49:22 UTC 2010

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On 2010-01-30, at 3:32, "Michael T. Dean" <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>  

> On 01/21/2010 05:26 PM, R. G. Newbury wrote:
>> On 01/21/2010 05:17 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>>> I'm planning a change that will allow sticky forwards with  
>>> incremental
>>> seeks.  I just need some time to finish it.  Doing the change  
>>> correctly
>>> allows me to simplify the code rather than adding more code and
>>> complexity that's as bad as the original setting.
>> Faster! Faster slave. Damn I knew I shouldn't have left my whip at  
>> home!
>> Seriously, that's good news. I do use (very occasionally) the  
>> absolute
>> jumps,
> I'm assuming you mean with HHMM followed by hitting the INFO key (I),
> since if you have ,/< or ./> mapped on your remote, there's no  
> reason to
> have been using the StickyKeys setting (and making Left and Right
> buttons work the same as the ,/< and ./> buttons.
>> but not often. And it seems natural to jump, if you have set a time,
>> or ff/rw if you have not. It's a nice over-load of the Left/Right
>> button. But absolute jumps don't follow that direct relationship.
>> Absolute jumps, in that respect, are closer to commercial skips.  
>> There
>> is no easy answer however.
>> So I just want my old way back. And I wannnttt ittt NOW! (stamps  
>> foot,
>> pouts...).
> The change is in as of r23362.  Make sure Left and Right keys are no
> all should work as you want.  If you haven't changed your bindings, it
> will update them automatically.
> Mike

Thank you, Mike!
I will download and test as soon as I can, probably tomorrow. And I  
will remember to clear the bindings. I played with them and have no  
idea of the present state.

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