[mythtv-users] Commercial flagging - short program segment between two long commercial segments is not flagged correctly.

James Crow crow.jamesm at gmail.com
Fri May 28 11:19:05 UTC 2010

On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 4:10 PM, Manuel McLure <manuel at mclure.org> wrote:
> I have a small problem with 0.22 and commercial skipping for one
> specific show - Formula One qualifying on SpeedTV. What happens is
> that after one qualifying session ends, there's a long (3-4 minute)
> commercial break, then a short (1 minute or so) recap of the previous
> session, followed by another long commercial break before the start of
> the next qualifying session. What's happening is that the recap is not
> being flagged - if I press commercial skip at the end of the session
> it jumps straight to the start of the next session. I have to use
> manual skip to get to the recap.
> Is there some option that can be set for commercial flagging to help
> it catch these short program segments?
> --
> Manuel A. McLure WW1FA <manuel at mclure.org> <http://www.mclure.org>
> ...for in Ulthar, according to an ancient and significant law,
> no man may kill a cat.                       -- H.P. Lovecraft

You can try setting the maximum commercial length to something like 4
minutes (240 seconds) and see if that improves things.


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