[mythtv-users] Set bookmark on pause

Justin Johnson justin.johnson3 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 22 04:45:45 UTC 2010

On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 6:51 PM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 02/21/2010 07:15 PM, Justin Johnson wrote:
>> I don't mean to sound like I'm requesting features, but hopefully this
>> has been considered. Maybe it's already an option I just don't know
>> about it.
>> I currently use the feature to set a bookmark on exit. It's great so
>> that I can exit a recording, come back tomorrow and pick up where I
>> left off. The problem is, if there's credits at the end that I don't
>> watch, when I exit the recording, a bookmark is set at the end of the
>> recording. If I want to watch it again, or someone else who is not as
>> myth-savvy wants to watch the recording, they need to rewind all the
>> way to the beginning.
>> I'd like it to just leave the previous bookmark if the current
>> position is within a certain time of the end of the recording. It
>> seems that the same code that detects whether a recording has been
>> "watched" would be usable for this same kind of detection.
> When you get to the point where you've watched all you're going to watch,
> don't hit stop to exit, hit Down to do a Jump Forward (by default, 10mins)
> to hit the end of the recording.  MythTV won't set a bookmark if you exit at
> the end.  (Or if you've set your jump increments to smaller values in your
> Playback Group, you can jump a couple of times or 0> or 99Right or ...)
> Mike

That's what I have been doing. It would be nice to have mythtv do some
sort of automatic detection though. Maybe I'll look into writing a
patch, if not for submission at least for myself.
--Justin Johnson

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