[mythtv-users] duplicate detection of multipart movies

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Dec 1 22:46:11 UTC 2009

On 12/01/2009 05:30 PM, Bill Bogstad wrote:
> So SyFy is broadcasting their new Alice mini-series/movie in the next
> two weeks.   It is being broadcast (for the most part) as a two part
> movie multiple times, but the  title/description is the same for every
> broadcast (as far as SchedulesDirect is concerned) so duplicate
> detection doesn't work.    If I go look at the program table in mysql,
> I can see that there are partnumber, parttotal, first, and last
> columns which differ for the different broadcasts.  However, I can't
> figure out how to use them for duplicate detection.  I could manually
> select a particular showing at a particular time for each part, but
> would prefer to have the scheduler select the particular time to
> record a particular part so it can deal with potential tuner
> conflicts.  Any ideas?

Upgrade.  0.22 and above handle it.



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