[mythtv-users] feature suggestion: pause at end of playback

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Aug 10 02:14:46 UTC 2006

On 08/09/2006 11:29 AM, Brad DerManouelian wrote:

>On Aug 9, 2006, at 8:27 AM, Nelson Tang wrote:
>>My request is to enable an option for
>>playback that, at the end of playing back a recording, pauses the
>>playback instead of exiting and returning to the menu.
>>The reasoning behind this is that I often see commercial flagging not
>>finding the end of the last set of commercials before a show ends (for
>>example, during The Daily Show or The Colbert Report), so the
>>auto-skip over the last set of commercials jumps straight to the end
>>of the recording, which then exits back to the menu.  Thus in order to
>>watch the final minute or two of the show, I need to restart the
>>playback, then jump ahead 28 minutes or so.  If instead playback
>>paused at the end, I could simply skip back and watch the end segment
>>without exiting out of playback.
>I'd rather see a request that commercial flagging be fixed to not  
>skip the last part of the recording. :)

Done.  (Kind-of.  The commercial flagging isn't fixed--because that's 
not the problem--but the skipping is.)

It's been working well in SVN trunk for a /long/ time, now.  When you 
try to skip a commercial break and doing so would take you to the end of 
the recording, you get a message saying, "At End, can not Skip."


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