[mythtv-users] Remove Commercials script

gLaNDix (Jesse Kaufman) glandix at lloydnet.org
Wed Oct 4 13:16:54 UTC 2006

Jeff volckaert wrote:
> Hello Everybody,
> I setup a user job to remove commercials using the instructions from
> the Wiki (http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Removing_Commercials).
> I am running the current .20 from Atrpms.  I have setup a few
> recording schedules to use this user job.  I unchecked Auto-flag
> Commercials & Auto-transcode and checked the user job 'Remove
> Commercials'.  I verified the job is running and the file is smaller
> than the original.  A half hour show (The Simpson's on CBC) which is
> always 679M came out about 50M less.  I have the method set to ALL in
> the TV setup.  The problem is that it doesn't seem to have skipped any
> commercials.  I've used manual trascoding in the past and it seemed to
> work very well.  Did I miss something?

i believe you have to leave commflagging on or else the cutlist will be 
empty (ie: no commercials flagged, no commercials to remove) ... not 
sure, but it would make sense to me

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