[mythtv-users] Any way to automate handling delayed programs?

Ma Begaj derliebegott at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 16:13:33 UTC 2007

> PDC was offered on analogue VCRs in the UK, and we tried to use it on occasion.
> My memories of it are that it was definitely not foolproof. Some broadcasters
> used it, some didn't, some were fairly scrupulous about turning it on/off to
> mark the beginnings/ends of programs, some were... less than scrupulous.
> After getting fingers burned and losing the ends of programs once or twice, we
> ended up doing what I do with Myth - add 5/10 minutes on to the end of the
> recording time, and ignoring PDC.

I am doing the same thing. If the category is LIVE, I add 30 minutes
more. It is a real pity that PDC is not working.

Does DVB have some kind of PDC or any kind of unique information in
the header/stream?


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