[mythtv-users] Find weekly - is it any good?

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Dec 6 20:45:39 UTC 2006

On Dec 6, 2006, at 12:43 PM, Mark Hetherington wrote:

> On Wednesday 06 December 2006 23:16, Ben Edwards wrote:
>> I have been avoiding using 'find weekly' due to the number of times
>> episodes get repeated here in the UK on freeview even of new stuff (I
>> think each new episode of lost got shown at least 4 times).  This
>> means that if you just go on show name it would be likely that the
>> same episode got recorded twice one week and you missed an episode  
>> the
>> next week.
>> So my question is, are people using 'find weekly', how well does it
>> work and how intelligent is it (i.e. does it use episode names,
>> descriptions etc to try to stop the above happening)?
>> Ben
> Seems to work fine for me. Does just what it says, finds an airing  
> of the show
> each week. Don't know how smart it is about re-runs though. I also  
> notice
> that it sometimes records a show later in the week, even when there  
> are no
> conflicts with an earlier showing. It records the earlier showing  
> if I try to
> record something conflicting with the later one though.....
> Mark

I believe it considers a week 7 days after the last recording, not  
Sunday through Saturday (or Monday through Sunday, depending on your  
locale). That would explain why it waits to record something until  
the end of the week if it airs within 7 days of the last time it was  

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