[mythtv-users] Symbols on Watch Recordings Screen

Brian May bam at snoopy.apana.org.au
Sun Mar 21 22:43:42 EST 2004

>>>>> "Chris" == Chris Pinkham <cpinkham at bc2va.org> writes:

    Chris> Yeah, it's on my TODO list to try to rework that screen to
    Chris> get a help description for each item somehow.

Ok, thanks for the information. Just one point:

    >> * What is "auto-expire?".

    Chris> Myth can automatically delete recordings if it needs space
    Chris> to record new programs.  It will only delete (auto-expire)
    Chris> recordings that have this checkbox turned on.  If you don't
    Chris> have any recordings which can be auto-expired then Myth
    Chris> won't be able to delete anything if your hard drive fills
    Chris> up.

When deleting recordings in this manner, is there any algorithm for what
gets deleted and in what order?

When is the space checked? Before starting the recording or during the
recording? Or both?
Brian May <bam at snoopy.apana.org.au>

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