[mythtv-users] Mythfill and Log entry's...???
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Oct 21 08:50:30 UTC 2006
On 10/20/06 23:59, Harry Orenstein wrote:
>On Friday 20 October 2006 7:37 pm, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>>>Maybe it should be removed if it doesn't serve a purpose... just a
>>Yeah. When I finish up a project I'm working on, I'll see what the devs
>>think. May be better just to say, "Last run time." If they agree, I'll
>>put in a patch.
>I think a start and end are useful to show if there was some problem with the
>download (if you run batch or don't pay attention). The log seems to capture
>the correct start and end times (mine are about 3 minutes apart).
Yeah, but the point is: do you even know what the 3 minutes are
measuring on your system? I'd guess what you think it's measuring is
different from what it is measuring. And, since you're losing the other
1, 2, 3, ... 10, whatever measurements (since we only store the last)
how useful is it, really? Perhaps the first 3 downloads took 18 minutes
each, but you see 3 minutes in the status (the length of the final
download), so now you're confident that everything's just peachy?
> Maybe, if
>the currently captured values cannot be corrected, the status could be
>changed to show the values from the log instead?
IMHO, if the difference between start time and end time were really
useful, we should be displaying that, instead. However, I don't see it
being a useful statistic--there are far too many factors that can affect
it. But, if it makes people happy, I'd be happy to not write a patch
(and leave it as is).
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