[mythtv-users] Myth Recording Extender (MRE) v1.0.0 Released
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Aug 16 02:33:15 UTC 2006
On 08/14/2006 12:14 PM, Derek Battams wrote:
> Quoting Daniel Walton <dwalton at cisco.com>:
> > - Assume I have one tuner and I want to record the 1pm NFL game on
> > FOX and the 4pm NFL game on CBS. If the 1pm NFL game runs over by
> > 15 minutes MRE will tell myth to record FOX until 4:15? Will MRE
> > also tell myth to not bother recording the CBS game until 4:15 or
> > will the 4pm CBS game not record at all because there was a
> > conflict?
> As above, I speak in theory because I've never faced this situation.
> For sure, I can tell you that the 1pm game will record until 4:15.
> It's been awhile, but last time I traced through the scheduler code
> I believe an active recording always wins and won't be stopped, so
> definitely the 1pm game will go to 4:15. Sometime between 3:55-4:00
> MRE will detect the game is running late and tell Myth to extend the
> recording. At that time, Myth should mark the 4pm game as a
> conflict and it won't record it. When the tuner becomes available at
> 4:15 Myth may or may not start recording the program that was
> previously marked a conflict (I'm 99% sure it won't do that, but it
> may, I'd assume it won't). All those decisions are left to the Myth
And the only way Myth would record the following show is if someone (the
script or a user) explicitly added a start-late of 15 minutes or more to
the recording rule.
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