[mythtv-users] Odd behaviour when a program is scheduled to record by two schedules at once

Kevin Kuphal kkuphal at gmail.com
Fri Jun 20 15:31:19 UTC 2008

On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 10:23 AM, Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com>

> On 19/06/2008, David Engel <david at istwok.net> wrote:
> >  a record all on any channel rule.  In your case, both schedules are
> >  record all on any channel so a tie breaker is used and the schedule
> >  which was create earlier wins.  If you recreate your rules in the
> >  opposite order, you should get what you want.
> David,
> Without seeking reprisals from the scheduling gods, could you please
> explain why, in the case of such a tie, the overall priority does not
> dictate which rule wins when their specificity is the same? The
> frontend offers an easy way to view/increase/decrease priority for
> rules, but a complicated rule could take a fair amount of effort to
> recreate.

How could the overall priorities be different in the case of a tie?  If the
priorities were different, the higher priority item would win.  The only way
you have a tie where the age of the rule comes into effect is in the case of
identical resulting priorities on different rules.

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