[mythtv-users] Problems with recording - too many

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 03:18:26 UTC 2010

On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 4:04 PM, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
> I'm having an issue with identical episodes being recorded over and over.
>  Used to be that myth would look at the subtitle and description, to see if
> it already had the episode, but at some point it quit doing that.
> I have to admit I have not been paying attention to myth; it's an appliance
> and it just works.  Recently I added another tb to the storage space, and
> now myth has decided to fill it with identical episodes....
> I am running 0.22.  In 0.21 there was a setting somewhere for telling myth
> to use the subtitle and description to find dupes but I can't for the life
> of me find it.....
> Where is that setting?

In each recording rule. You can set subtitle AND description or
subtitle THEN description. I find THEN is better at avoiding repeats,
but I believe that is in part because my epg data is not strong on
subtitle info anyway.

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