[mythtv-users] if (x!=rerun) {record}

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Oct 21 11:06:42 EDT 2005

Michael T. Dean wrote:

> Fred Squires wrote:
>> On 10/20/05, *Todd Houle* <thoule at wesleyan.edu 
>> <mailto:thoule at wesleyan.edu>> wrote:
>>     I need a little help running a reruns rule.  I'd like the following
>>     rule for recording, but I can't seem to find where/how to enter it.
>>     I'd like to record a show and keep at most 4 episodes of it.  If
>>     there's anymore, don't record them until I watch the old (this part
>>     I'm doing).  However, if it's not a rerun, then record it anyway -
>>     either delete and old one, or just record it in addition.
>> Right now there's no way to do that, other than manually doing it.
>> It would be great if you could give new episodes a higher priority
> In SVN, you could create a custom record rule for new episodes only 
> and assign a priority for that.

OK.  Now I'm thinking that it will work in 0.18, too.  The docs describe 
custom record rules, so it seems to be in the main version:  


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