[mythtv-users] Removecommercials script and commercial flagging problem

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Aug 11 21:19:20 UTC 2008

On Aug 11, 2008, at 1:56 PM, mythtv at corwyn.net wrote:

> I think this exact problem is described in the wiki page.
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Script_-_RemoveCommercials
> If you use this script and have commercial auto-skip set then during
> playback you will notice that MythTV skips over parts of your
> program. This is because the information about where commercials are
> located is still available. Adding this query after the UPDATE and
> before the EOF will remove the commercial points and allow things to
> run smoothly.
>        `recordedmarkup`
>        CONCAT( chanid, starttime ) IN (
>                SELECT
>                        CONCAT( chanid, starttime )
>                FROM
>                        recorded
>                WHERE
>                        basename = '$FILENAME'
>        );

How annoying. It would be nice if someone to added a mythcommflag -- 
clearskiplist option.
Can this please start a new thread about how open source software has  
poor usability? The other one got boring all of a sudden. ;)

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