[mythtv-users] Any way to run a user job/script when recording starts?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Nov 13 06:42:42 UTC 2009

On 11/13/2009 12:27 AM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 11/12/2009 23:38, genestapp wrote:
>> I'm wanting to know if there is a way to automatically run a 
>> script/user job when a program begins recording. I'm only wanting to 
>> use it on a single instance of a sports series recording. I know i 
>> could set it up as a user job to run after but I'm need it to run 
>> realtime and begin when recording starts
>> Any ideas?
> One of the users on IRC wrote some code to do pre- and post-roll 
> during playback to manage some networked lighting units, but that is 
> on playback, not recording.


I have plans to extend it--in such a way that it would cover your usage 
scenario, too.  (But those changes won't go in 0.22-fixes.)


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