[mythtv-users] scheduling ...

James Linder jam at tigger.ws
Wed Feb 27 00:31:57 UTC 2019

> On 26 Feb 2019, at 6:26 pm, mythtv-users-request at mythtv.org wrote:
>> There has been some discussion about the scheduler here is a real example and I ask for any suggestions as to how I should have sheduled it:
>> First the EPG *exactly* showed what was showing.
>> Q&A might have showed on any or any combination of the ABCs 4 muxes at about this time,
>> For that reason ?This Channel? and ?This Channel and time? filters are not relevant.
>> I have one rule ?Any Time and Any Channel? with filter ?First Showing?
>> The actual recordings were:
>> Q&A ABC 9:39 PM
>> Q&A ABC HD 9:37 PM
>> All cute except HDhomerun will only record 1 stream per channel. This used 2 channels and due to overlap on other recordings a minor showing was not scheduled to record (RED confict) until I manually set one Q&A to ?Don?t record? which resolved the conflict.
>> What springs to mind is FOUR rules each saying Q&A ?this channel? ?first showing? but just to stirr the sub-title may be changed eg
>> ?this week Teri Butler ??
>> ?a weekly panel disussion ?'
>> ?a show that puts you at ?.?
>> ?One showing each week? would really help
>> But I don?t want to massage the schedule every day.
>> Suggestions ?
>> James
> Without having a copy of the EPG data it is hard to tell exactly what
> the problem is, but my guess is that it is the usual problem - bad EPG
> data.  Ideally, the EPG data will be like this example from New
> Zealand's Choice TV channel:

Stephen I must appologise. You’ve mentioned custom rules before, but I’ve avoided them because of mis-conception about them being to hard whereas they are simple quick and easy (easier than the hoops I’ve jumping through). Thanks

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