[mythtv-users] Curious fast forward problem

mythtv mythtv at mdabbs.org
Fri Jan 8 15:03:08 UTC 2021

On 1/8/21 8:15 AM, Peter Bennett wrote:
> On 1/7/21 11:05 PM, mythtv wrote:
>> Well, good to know it's not just me.  Sucks to know that it seems so 
>> difficult to troubleshoot. I'm running all android frontends so I no 
>> longer build from source, but couldn't some log message be added when 
>> skip is requested and have it log what it thinks it should skip and 
>> why? In my case, it seems like if it's not skipping either 30 or 5 
>> seconds, then something is way wrong, as those should be the only 2 
>> amounts it should jump by.
>> I've not built the android version from source, but if it's straight 
>> forward enough, then I might be able to add the log message and test 
>> it if someone could guide me where to look for the code and to build a 
>> new apk.
>> _______________________________________________
> As far as the skip is concerned, there must be a check to make sure you 
> are not skipping past the ever-changing end point, and if so adjust the 
> skip to rather go to the end. I suspect there is an error where it 
> falsely thinks it is close to the end so adjusts the skip to go to the end.
> Building the android version is a challenge. Not straight-forward. There 
> are often many failures along the way.
> Android build instructions are here:
> https://github.com/MythTV/packaging/blob/master/android/Readme.md
> Peter
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I was thinking the same thing, that it thinks its jumping past the end 
and just going to a little bit before it.

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