[mythtv-users] Question about Auto-expire

Robert Dege livemotion at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 02:38:47 UTC 2012


One more follow up question.  Now that I have Record new and expire old
enabled and working, is there any way to exempt certain shows from


On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 12:46 PM, Robert Dege <livemotion at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I would like to record and keep 20 episodes of Sesame Street on my mythbox
> at all times.  As new episodes are recorded, old episodes can be deleted.
> I tried to set this up in the Recording Schedule by enabling auto-expire,
> and setting "No. of recordings to keep" to 20.  However, based on the
> documentation, auto-expire works primarily on disk space usage.  Plus, once
> 20 episodes of the show have been recorded, mythtv won't record anymore
> until I manually delete the old episodes.
> Am I missing something?  Is it possible to implement this setup?
> MythTV Version : v0.25
> MythTV Branch : fixes/0.25
> Network Protocol : 72
> Library API : 0.25.20120408-1
> QT Version : 4.8.1
> Thank you
> -Robert
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