[mythtv-users] Question about commflagging percent complete

Tom Dexter digitalaudiorock at gmail.com
Fri Apr 18 16:51:26 UTC 2008

On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 12:37 PM, Joe Ripley <vitaminjoe at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 8:39 PM, Tom Dexter <digitalaudiorock at gmail.com> wrote:
>  > Does anyone happen to know...
>  >
>  >  When a recording is being commercial flagged while it's recording, is
>  >  the percent complete that's reported based on the current length of
>  >  the recording at that point in time, or is it based on the final
>  >  length according to the schedule?
>  That's a good question, and I was wondering that myself.  According to
>  the code, the percentage is calculated based on the number of frames
>  processed (i.e. current frame number / total frames).  This is for a
>  file that is already recorded, not a recording in progress.
>  For a recording in progress, the code seems to indicate that the start
>  time and stop time for a recording is used to calculate percentages.
>  So, when the commercial flagger says that it's at 30% for live
>  recording that's scheduled to run for 60 minutes, it means that it's
>  flagged up to the 18 minute mark so far (irregardless of what point
>  the recording itself is at).
>  Does this make sense?
>  --
>  Joe Ripley
>  vitaminjoe at gmail.com
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I hadn't gotten around to actually looking at the code to see what's
it's doing, but what you describe definitely makes sense, and is
certainly what I would want it to do.


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