[mythtv-users] Padding on Same Channel But Different Tuners

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Sep 23 23:07:23 UTC 2008

<fixed top posting and turned a Fwd into a Re>

On 09/22/2008 03:56 PM, Xesdeeni wrote:
> From: Nick Rout 
>> On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 12:32 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>>> Yep.  The above setting was a quick hack to appease those who complained
>>> they missed part of the show, with the thinking being that you'll have
>>> part in one file and part in the next/previous file if they're on the
>>> same channel.
>> Problem is that if one of the recordings is a "watch and throw away"
>> you end up with part of the adjoining programme missing after you
>> delete the first one.
> Except in addition to what Nick says below.  There is a gap between the recordings as well.  So this past week, the first time two shows were recorded back-to-back (so it's happened 100% of the time so far), the first show didn't end in the first recording, and by the time the second recording began, a complete (and important to the plot) line of dialog was lost (and I _still_don't know what was said).  My wife was not amused.

You all did see the word "hack" in "quick hack," above, right?  If you
want more, patches accepted at http://svn.mythtv.org/ .


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