[mythtv-users] commercial flagging errors

Craig Huff huffcslists at gmail.com
Fri Sep 21 22:45:06 UTC 2007

On 9/21/07, Tom Metro <tmetro+mythtv-users at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've noticed that MythTV's commercial flagger quite consistently has a
> problem with the last commercial break of a show, where it typically
> doesn't detect the end of the last commercial block, and cuts off the
> last segment of a show, which is typically credits and previews, but
> sometimes more.
> I'm using:
> Commercial Skip Method: All Available Methods
> Strict Commercial Detection: enabled
> Has anyone had better luck (with regards to the above problem) using one
> of the other detection methods?
> I'm pondering using the RemoveCommercials[1] script to permanently trim
> out commercials on some low-value shows, but would rather not lose the
> end of the shows.
> I suppose as a last resort the script could be modified to remove the
> last entry from the cutlist before transcoding. That wouldn't get rid of
> the last block of commercials, but would avoid losing portions of the
> show.
>   -Tom

You could always go into the cutlist review mode and adjust them to your
liking first.

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