[mythtv-users] Feature Request: allowable overlap for recordings?

Donavan Stanley geckofiend at gmail.com
Thu Jun 16 19:29:57 UTC 2005

On 6/16/05, David Kyle <david.kyle at gmail.com> wrote:
> In my case, I have The Simpsons set to record every time it airs on
> any channel.  This way I get both the syndicated ones on WB and the
> new ones on FOX.  I set it to start and end one minute early/late.
> This works fine unless someone airs two episodes back to back, in
> which case the second one doesn't get recorded at all.  I can fix it
> manually, but it's a pain to do it when it could easily be done
> automatically.  I can't really think of any cases where this automatic
> behavior would be less desirable than the current behavior.

The system is doing what you asked it to.  If you want to start early
/ end late and NOT have it impact conflict resolution like that then
use a global setting.  The global setting will be ignored if honoring
it would cause a conflict that can't be resolved any other way.

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