[mythtv-users] Commercials flagged for shows recorded on channels marked as comm free

Ashley Bostock abostock at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 15:45:16 UTC 2008

On 25/01/2008, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 01/25/2008 04:00 AM, Ashley Bostock wrote:
> > I'm running SVN 15558 and have several channels marked as being comm
> free
> > (BBC channels in the UK).
> > However I've noticed recently that when myth records off the these
> channels
> > it has started to comm flag them.
> >
> > Any one else seeing this bug?
> There was a ticket submitted at http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/3823 ,
> but it was closed as worksforme by Chris Pinkham.  I mentioned to him
> that I had seen the issue, too, and that I would look into the cause of
> it.  The issue seems to be hard to reproduce (potentially a race
> condition) because it only happens for me on some recordings and with
> seemingly no pattern (i.e. regardless of channel, content type, or
> recording rule).
> Don't worry about opening the ticket--until we identify the bug (rather
> than the symptom), the ticket isn't helpful.  It's on my TODO list,
> which is what I use rather than Trac to track my in-progress projects.
> I'll admit it's not the top of my list (I have a couple of new things
> I'm trying to get done for possible inclusion in 0.21), but even if it's
> fixed post-0.21, the fix will be backported (unlike new features ;).
> However, if you have any additional information that could be useful in
> determining the cause/source of the problem, this would be a perfect
> place for that discussion to take place.
> Thanks,
> Mike
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Thanks Mike.  It's not really a big problem, only happened to notice it
while I was watching something from a "no commercials" channel and when the
screen faded to black the comm detection popped up.

I'll see if I can work out any form of "pattern" for when it does/doesn't

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