[mythtv-users] pre roll and end of current show.

Maatt thepigs at gmail.com
Sat Sep 13 00:30:27 UTC 2008

On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 5:18 PM, Brad DerManouelian
<myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> On Sep 12, 2008, at 5:10 PM, Maatt wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have mythtv set up to start recording 5 minutes before the start of
>> a program and 10 minutes after the end of a program. If I have
>> scheduled two sequential recordings on the same channel, the second
>> recording's five mintues of preroll effectively cuts the first
>> recording 15 mintues short.
>> Conceivably mythtv could work around this by just recording the two
>> shows in one hit, and then putting cut points in the database so that
>> both shows have the required five mintues before and ten mintues
>> after.
>> Does mythtv do this already?
> No. It's been discussed an awful lot. It's partially implemented for
> digital (DVB) tuners, but not for anything else. Someone mentioned
> HDHomeRun does support this but no support in mythtv for using it with
> those tuners, yet. More info here:
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Multirec
> Also, with analog going away in the US soon and lots of MythTV devs
> living in the US, I can't imagine this would remain high on anyone's
> list of things to develop.

Why is that?

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