[mythtv-users] Purpose of the recordedseek table?

Hika van den Hoven hikavdh at gmail.com
Thu Dec 26 19:58:54 UTC 2019

Hoi Jan,

As far as I know this table links frame-numbers to time, especially
important with a variable frame rate. With this table less calculation
is needed on finding the right frame.
I see a difference between videos and recordings in regard to stepping
back in micro steps. This does not work properly in videos.
Try pausing and then skipping back. In a recording it will step back
frame by frame. In a video at first nothing happens and then it steps
back a dozen frames or so and then again nothing and again a bigger

Thursday, December 26, 2019, 6:25:05 PM, you wrote:

> Dear Mythizens,

> I was wondering about the purpose of the recordedseek table. The wiki
> says that it is used only in respect of recordings, and that it enables
> skipping forwards/backwards as well as enabling correctly reporting the
> duration of recordings.

> But given that videos seem to not need this table, why do recordings?

> Best wishes, Jan
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