[mythtv-users] split programs, Freeview EIT

Richard Morton richard.e.morton at gmail.com
Sat Nov 14 22:32:40 UTC 2009

2009/11/14 Mark Greenwood <fatgerman at ntlworld.com>

> On Saturday 14 Nov 2009 20:24:56 Richard Morton wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > We're encountering an issue just recently where programs are split across
> an
> > edition of the news. I schedule the recording that I want this programme
> to
> > record but dont see that it is split. Myth only records the section up to
> > the news. Common Freeview PVRs somehow see that the programme is split
> and
> > record both parts (often concatenating the files) maybe the set-top boxes
> > read something from the EIT meta-data?
> >
> > So I have three questions;
> > 1. is this a known myth issue with EIT, or EIT in the UK, or Freeview
> EIT?
> Are you using 'record only this showing' or 'record at any time on this
> channel?'. I would expect the second one to work, and I could be persuaded
> that what you are seeing is correct behaviour as far as the first one is
> concerned.
> "record only this showing" I guess record at any time on this channel would
work with duplicate detection, but over time they would probably tweak the
description, so that may not work.
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