[vdr] Timers with full date

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Mar 20 13:51:15 CET 2005


Chris Warren wrote:
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: vdr-bounces at linuxtv.org
>>[mailto:vdr-bounces at linuxtv.org] On Behalf Of Udo Richter
>>
>>No easy way to catch that, I agree. But a bi-weekly timer should be 
>>simple. After recording is done, check for bi-weekly flag, and in that 
>>case set a start date 14 days later. Maybe I'll give it a try and 
>>develop a patch.
>>
> 
> 
> If you were to write a patch, how about supporting the crontab format for
> timers? This is pretty standard, very flexible and I'm sure there's code out
> there which could be reused.
> 
> i.e.
> 
> Minute Hour DayOfMonth Month DayOfWeek Data
> 
> Where each field can have either a number specifying what to match, an
> asterisk to match any, a comma seperated list of matched values, a range
> (1-3) or repeating ranges (e.g. */5 for every 5 minutes.)
> 
> An example could be:
> Record at 1pm every Monday and Wednesday of Jan and Feb:
> 0 13 * 1-2 mon,wed 1:C-61472-7-1204:etc....
> 
> Chris

Just to save you some work: don't expect this to go into the main VDR source ;-)

Klaus



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