[mythtv-users] Live TV AutoExpire

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Sun Mar 2 19:13:33 UTC 2014

On 3/2/2014 11:18 AM, Greg Thompson wrote:
> I use XBMC as my front ends and the Wife sometimes goes into recordings and livetv by accident and gets confused… if it was always pretty much empty it would be easier for her to realize her mistake.
> Greg
> On Mar 2, 2014, at 11:20 AM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
>> On Mar 2, 2014, at 8:00, Greg Thompson <gthompson20 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Can I set the LiveTV Max Age to less that 1 day? I would like the Live TV recordings to expire as soon as I stop watching that channel…
>> Why?  If it's a concern over free space, MythTV will expire them as soon as the disk drops below your specified limit.

You could probably write something that triggered off system events, 
scanned for LiveTV recordings, and marked them for deletion, but it 
sounds like the proper solution would be getting XBMC (Mythbox?) to 
filter for live recordings.

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