[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #12809: Use lastPlayPos rather than bookmark
mythtv at hbuus.com
Wed Jun 15 05:11:08 UTC 2016
On 6/14/2016 5:14 AM, Roger Siddons wrote:
> On 14/06/16 06:27, faginbagin wrote:
>> Hi Roger,
>> Before I do fall asleep I will
>> periodically update the bookmark. Obviously, when I finally do fall
>> asleep, the recording plays to the end.
>> In this case, lastPlayPos would be cleared, correct?
>> And bookmarks aren't going away, so I would still be able to resume
>> playback at the bookmark, correct?
>> I would need to use the "Play from ..." sub-menu to resume playback at
>> the bookmark, correct?
> Yes, if lastPlayPos was set, ie. your cat exited playback after you'd
> fallen asleep.
>> If I didn't, playback would start at the beginning, correct?
> No. If lastPlayPos isn't set then playback resumes from the bookmark.
>> I'd also like to share with you a thread I initiated on the mythtv-users
>> list on the subject of bookmark behavior back when I was preparing to
>> upgrade to 0.27 back in December 2014 and discovered the behavior had
>> changed from what I was used to in 0.23:
> That was an oversight that got fixed.
> But that behaviour hasn't changed; the code has just become more simple.
> Now that Myth has the lastPlayPos, it never sets, nor clears the
> bookmark. So the settings that tried to control when & how it was
> updated ("Clear bookmark on playback" & "Save and exit") are redundant.
> If you set a bookmark, it will persist until you clear it or the
> recording is deleted.
Sounds good. I think I can adapt to the changes. I like the fact that
you'll now be able to clear the bookmark. Has that feature been added to
"Watch Videos" as well?
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