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

Johnny Walker johnnyjboss at gmail.com
Sat Feb 6 05:14:28 UTC 2010

On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 3:42 PM, Johnny Walker <johnnyjboss at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 6:13 PM, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
>> On 02/03/2010 06:06 PM, Jim Stichnoth wrote:
>>> On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 2:30 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>>>> Regardless, I give up.  Read the HOWTO (
>>>> http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-12.html ) or don't, whatever you
>>>> want.  Either way, live with the results, and please don't complain when
>>>> MythTV does exactly what you told it to do.
>>> I've seen you give this advice countless times (and thanks for your
>>> patience!).  Not that I'm offering to write a patch, but has anyone
>>> ever considered an option where both versions of the program get
>>> recorded, and the less desirable version is subsequently deleted?
>> 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 .
>> 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. :)
> I've got tomorrow off and I'm already looking into it.
> -JJ

So from what I can tell that would just look like this diff?

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