[mythtv-users] Duplicate matching doesn't seem to work

Brett Kosinski fancypantalons at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 18:23:52 UTC 2007

> I understand the logic that if there is no subtitle and no description then it must assume they are different episodes  but if they have different descriptions but just each have a blank subtitle surely it would make sense to ignore the fact there are no subtitles and check the descriptions.

Ahhh, I see, I *did* misunderstand, my apologies!  Yes, that scenario
is a) kinda weird (having no subtitle, but accurate descriptions is...
strange), and b) sounds like something that should at least be
configurable, though I would agree with you that it's more likely a

In the mean time, is there a reason doing duplicate detection on just
description isn't sufficient?  In your original post, you suggested
that Myth detected the duplicate and only recorded the one instance.
Is that not the behaviour you're looking for?


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