[mythtv] Viewing Live TV Causes Recordings to be Moved to Live TV Group - Again

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Tue Feb 25 21:53:30 UTC 2014

Le mercredi 26 février 2014, Jonas Arndt <jonas.arndt at thearndtfamily.com> a
écrit :

>  Hi Guys,
> I think I discovered an issue that others have seen before.
> My setup:
> MythTV backend: Separate machine, Myth 0.27
> MythTV frontend: Zbox, Myth 0.27
> Summary: Some recordings end up in the LiveTV  recording group.
> Reproduce:
>    - Watch a channel Live prior to a scheduled recording start on the
>    same channel
>    - When the scheduled recording starts you can notice two tuners being
>    used (1 for the LiveTV and one for the Recording)
>    - You can now stop or continue watching LiveTV, it doesn't affect the
>    outcome
>     - The scheduled recording ends up in the LiveTV Recording group and
>    is not visible in Recorded Shows (unless you switch group)
> This is a problem. Specifically when you are not aware of it. My wife was
> upset her recording was gone (#!@% home built system..). It turns out I
> could move it back from LiveTV and restore the trust in this awesome
> project.
> Anyhow, I started searching and discovered that this is actually not a new
> problem and there seem to be a ticket open for it (
> https://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/11119). There is a patch.txt in there
> but it seems it never made it to the code. At least I can not see the
> changes in the code and I can reproduce the problem.
> I am not sure why we have this behavior. Initially I thought that somebody
> wanted to reuse the same tuner and live recording for the scheduled
> recording and that the recording would be left in the LiveTV group by
> mistake. However, I can clearly see that 2 tuners are active, so I don't
> know if this is perhaps just a mistake.
> Cheers,
There must be more than one bug, because I reported that issue a while back

It's on my todo list

> // Jonas
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