[mythtv-users] Database schema question: what does the powerpriority table do?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Jan 30 14:09:17 UTC 2011

  On 01/30/2011 06:38 AM, Jan Ceuleers wrote:
> While looking for a way to have the duration of a show influence its 
> recording priority (I want longer-duration shows to win against 
> shorter-duration shows)

You want to use Custom Priority.

> I came across a table called powerpriority.
> This table has the following structure:
> It is empty in my setup.
> I've not found a way to populate this table in the UI,

Utilities/Setup|Setup|TV Settings|Recording Priorities|Custom Priority

> nor have I found any reference to it on the wiki. It looks promising 
> though, as the selectclause field suggests that this may be a 
> mechanism to dynamically set priorities rather than fixing them to 
> specific values.
> So is this a fifth term in the total scheduling priority (in addition 
> to the four mentioned at [1])?
> [1]: http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Scheduling_Recordings#Priority

So no need to do (unsupported) direct DB editing.  :)


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