[mythtv-users] Eh - unrequested recording of live TV?!

Steve Adeff adeffs at gmail.com
Wed Dec 28 14:22:02 EST 2005

On Wednesday 28 December 2005 09:44, Chris Picton wrote:
> Michael T. Dean wrote:
> > Piers Kittel wrote:
> >> Just did a bit of channel hopping last night and just now checked out
> >> "Recorded Programs" on MythWeb and found that the backend recorded
> >> every channel hop I made, something like 30 enteries in the "Recorded
> >> programs" about 1 or 2 minutes each - depends on how long I watched
> >> the channel hop - took me a while to delete them all.  Why would the
> >> backend record all this and how do I stop this?
> >
> > Because of all the people who requested the recording of LiveTV (i.e.
> > "I was watching LiveTV for 45 minutes and decided the show was worth
> > keeping, so I hit 'r', but it didn't save the first 45 minutes of the
> > show.  This sucks!!!").
> >
> > Search the lists for this issue being discussed ad nauseum--and it
> > won't change (and you can't stop it, short of re-writing a significant
> > portion of Myth in your own personal repository).
> This is in my mind a major step backwards in terms of usability.  I
> often browse Live TV to either check the time, or check the upcoming
> schedule, etc.  It would be an absolute ballache to have to delete all
> the mini recordings.
> How about an option to say 'Automatically delete live recording buffers
> when changing channels' or something like that.
> Chris

God man, your running SVN, if your  running SVN you should be reading the dev 
list and you should be reading the back log of the dev list.

There are some huge, major changes going on with LiveTV in SVN. Isaac and 
company are reworking how live tv works, adding new features, abilities, etc. 
One of these is the ability to easily watch live tv, record from live tv, 

Try this link out, you'll learn a lot about myth!


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