[mythtv-users] negative values in end late?

Ryan Steffes rbsteffes at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 18:10:13 UTC 2007

On 8/9/07, Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> --
> Nick

It should work.  I used to a similar thing with the start early in
order to skip the recaps at the beginning of some reality shows.


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