[mythtv-users] mythcommflag generate cut list during first run

Daniel Agar daniel at agar.ca
Wed Nov 7 03:31:10 UTC 2007

> I've decided my commercial detection is sufficiently accurate to start
> actually removing the commercials from the mpeg files. Currently I have
> autocommflag, autotranscode (lossless mpeg2 -> mpeg2 setup) and userjob1
> (set to run mythcommflag --gencutlist) running automatically. This works
> quite well for removing commercials, but only if userjob1 is run before
> autotranscode, but I can't seem to change the order.
> I also tried changing the commercial flagging command from just
> "mythcommflag" to "mythcommflag --gencutlist" but this cause
> autocommflagging to exit immediately.
> Is it possible to generate the cutlist while commflag is actually finding
> the commercials or does it have to be done separately? Exactly what
> options is mythcommflag run with automatically so I could reproduce that
> in a script.
> Thanks
> Daniel

I should add that the reason I want to work within the pre configured
autocommflag job is so I can have the commercial detection start while the
recording is in progress.

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