[mythtv-users] Prioritize new episodes...

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Thu Sep 15 16:39:19 UTC 2011

On 15/09/11 15:14, Robin Smith wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 9:33 AM, George Galt<george.galt at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> My issue is that I **want** it to re-record episodes that it has
>> already recorded and that were expired from the system.  I don't
>> believe I've found a setting that says "treat expired recordings as
>> 'delete and re-record'"  The system seems to always treat them as
>> "delete (and do not re-record)".
> I don't have the answer, other than to say that is NOT how my MythTV
> behaves...
> I have a storage rule for my kids' shows that says keep up to 3 episodes. It
> is set to delete oldest. I find if it is deleted by this rule, it WILL
> re-record if the episode re-airs. I did not have to pick a specific setting
> for this to occur, it just did, so I am not sure what is different between
> what I am doing and what you are doing.
Perhaps your 'episodes greater than 3' that are being deleted, are not yet 
marked as watched. That would cause the system to attempt to re-record them.


Mike Perkins

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