[mythtv-users] Record only HD or prefer HD over SD

Christian Szpilfogel chrisznews4 at rogers.com
Thu Feb 4 19:38:30 UTC 2010

Michael T. Dean wrote:
> Actually, yes.  David Shay was (or, more precisely, a patch to allow
> re-recording a show if the already-recorded version was standard
> definition and the new showing was high definition).  Thread at
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/dev/281219#281219 .
This is exactly the right answer for me as well and is a better answer 
than what I was looking for in the first place.

> In the end, though, it turned out to be mostly unnecessary thanks to
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/312900#312900 (plus
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/313077#313077 ).  If
> you wanted to wrap that up into an example clause in
> programs/mythfrontend/customedit.cpp , I'm sure a lot of people would
> love it.  (If you don't, I may get around to it one of these days. :)
> The only thing left is something to go back through and delete the SDTV
> versions (though it could be accomplished with a user job that runs
> after the HDTV re-record rule, invoking a Python-bindings-using script
> that either sends a command to the backend to delete the SDTV version or
> changes its recording group to LiveTV or, for those using the "Auto
> Expire Instead of Delete Recording" option, Deleted).

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