[vdr] Problems with 20 Timers

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Fri Feb 25 18:31:01 CET 2005


Chris Warren wrote:
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: vdr-bounces at linuxtv.org 
>>[mailto:vdr-bounces at linuxtv.org] On Behalf Of C.Y.M
>>
>>Have you noticed that the show summaries (Recordings 
>>descriptions) are wrong on recorded events when you use a 
>>timer?  I am curious if this behavior has to do with what you 
>>are describing.  The only way I can get the summaries to 
>>display the correct information is if I record a minute 
>>longer after the show ends. For example, lets say a show 
>>starts at 1:00 and ends at 2:00. If you set a timer for 1:00 
>>to 2:00, then in the schedule will show a little "t" next to 
>>the show you have set to record.  But, if you set a timer for 
>>1:00 to 2:01, then the schedule shows a capital "T" next to 
>>the show being recorded and two little "t"'s before and after 
>>the scheduled show.  The first method will use the Summary of 
>>the previously scheduled show and the second method seems to 
>>use the correct information.
>>
> 
> Yes, I get this too - it's because of the following line in
> cTimer::Matches(time_t, bool) of timers.c:
> 
>      return startTime <= t && t < stopTime; // must stop *before* stopTime
> to allow adjacent timers
> 
> If your end time is exactly the same as the end of the event, it will match
> the start time, but not the end time. It'll only get marked as a partial
> match.

Since I always add a few minutes before and after a recording I guess
I don't have that problem. I'll look into this when I refine the VPS
handling, for which I also need to improve the event assignment.

Klaus



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