[mythtv-users] Regular expression in schedule recordings?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Oct 30 16:50:39 UTC 2004

Jurgen Kramer wrote:

>I am wondering how I can automatically record TV series which change the
>program for each show. An example:
>Globe trekker: France
>Globe trekker: Italy
>etc. etc.
>When I select the first show to be recorded and choose for example
>"record at any time on this channel" it only will record shows with this
>exact same title. I would be nice to be able to use a regular expression
>of some sort so it would record all episodes of globe trekker. SQL wise
>it wouldn't be that hard, something like "...where title like "Globe
>Is this possible in the current version of mythtv?
>Nb I live in Holland so the program guide a get is pretty basic
 From http://www.mythtv.info/moin.cgi/WhatsNew :

Search Based Recording
This will allow you to set up recording rules for your saved program 
searches. This is similar to Tivo's "wish list" auto-recording feature.

Basically, set up a search for "Globe trekker" and use it as a recording 


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