[mythtv-users] negative values in end late?

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 06:02:26 UTC 2007

On 09/08/07, Robert Current <robert.current at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was just poking around, I guess I'll see what happens tonight when
> it records, but...
> I was thinking that recording the monologue only on the Tonight Show
> or Late Night might be interesting.
> So, I've stuck a -40 value in the end late box.  The show being 60
> minutes, and I'm doing the opposite of ending late (ending early) so I
> used a negative value.  Hoping to get just the first 20 minutes of the
> show.
> I did check what documents I could, didn't see it, thought I'd ask if
> anyone else does it?

This should work - I frequently do it to lose the last minute or two
of adverts on commercial  channels. You can check what is actually
scheduled to record and their timings with:

# mythbackend --printsched

You can also obviously use the Upcoming Recordings list in
mythfrontend. I'm not sure whether start early/finish late is handled
correctly on this screen in all versions of MythTV.

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