[mythtv-users] how are the commercial flags stored?

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Sep 12 16:16:43 UTC 2007

On Sep 12, 2007, at 8:55 AM, Kent Watsen wrote:

>> As it is, if you're wathcing Live TV, it's being recorded, and you'r
>> watching the recoeding. If you decide to keep it (hit "r" while  
>> you're
>> watching), it will be dealt with as a recording, and the  
>> commflagging job
>> will happen based on how you have it set up (generally after the  
>> recording
>> is completed, when there are no other recording jobs running).
> Ooops, now I see the confusion - I'm saying "live tv" when I mean  
> to say
> "recorded tv".   Restated, I plan to have 4 tuners and only want to
> watch shows that have already had the comm-flags set.  Now that I
> understand that the flags are stored in SQL, it seems that there is no
> need to move the recording after being processed.  Is there an icon or
> anything in the display to show that the commflagging job is complete?

Yup. From the watch recordings screen, press the number 1 to see what  
all the icons mean. Each theme has its own icons. I'm currently using  
MePo-wide which actually has the words "comm flag" lit up when it has  
commercial flags and it lights up "processing" when it's currently  

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