[mythtv] Service API RecordSchedule shortcoming

Bill Meek keemllib at gmail.com
Sat Sep 5 00:10:37 UTC 2020

On 9/4/20 4:17 PM, Peter Bennett wrote:
> When creating or updating a recording schedule with the service API, you can specify a Recording Group (recgroup). However if you provide a new
> recording group, the service API disregards it and sets the Recording Group to "Default".
> There is no service API method to create a new recording group.
> In MythFrontend, recording groups are created just by entering a new one when setting up a recording rule.
> Note there is no way to delete a recording group, either with the frontend or the API.
> I propose to change the Service API so that it will create a new recording group if one is supplied that does not already exist. This is in line
> with how the frontend works, and will solve my problem.
> Anybody have any comments or objections?
> Peter

Just tested the above and agree, the new RecGroup was ignored. Dvr/GetRecGroupList
didn't display it either. So, it doesn't exist in any record.recgroup or in

No objections, it's broken.


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