[mythtv-users] MythArchive in 0.24: Sorting broken in 'Select Recordings'

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 12:58:13 UTC 2011

On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 7:12 AM, John Pilkington <J.Pilk at tesco.net> wrote:
> On 06/04/11 10:38, John Drescher wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 7:59 AM, John Pilkington<J.Pilk at tesco.net>  wrote:
>>> Hi: I recently switched the 'production' box to 0.24-fixes.  In 0.23-fixes
>>> the MythArchive 'Select  Recordings' screen was sorted by date, latest at
>>> the top.
>>> After the switch it had oldest at the top.  After a few days' use I
>>> can't see any logic in the order that I'm now seeing in 'All Recordings'
>>> mode.  With that mode inactive, sort order is by title, but multiple
>>> programmes in a series are shown unsorted.
>>> I don't know of any way for the user to change sorting mode.
>>> It would always have been nice to have MythArchive and 'View Recordings' use
>>> the same sorting criteria, eg ignoring initial 'An' and 'The' in titles, but
>>> the new situation needs fixing.
>> Has this been fixed? I switched to 0.24 over the weekend and now its
>> very difficult to archive my recordings in order since they appear to
>> be in random order..
>> John
> I opened a ticket for this, it says '3 months ago'.  Nobody's done
> anything with it yet.  DVD is so yesterday.
> http://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/9486
> I've been trying to make sense of
> /mythtv-0.24/mythplugins-0.24/mytharchive/mytharchive/recordingselector.cpp
> but so far no luck.

I will try to look at this myself. I program (for the last 3 years) in
Qt for the day job so I expect it to not be that difficult.


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