[vdr] Re: Wanted: Filesize of recordings available in skins

Sebastian Frei Sebastian at schnapsleichen.de
Fri Sep 30 09:48:50 CEST 2005

Am Donnerstag 29 September 2005 19:36 schrieb Christoph Hermanns:
> Hello @all,
> when showing the details of a recording, i'd like to know
> how much diskspace in MB is needed on my HD (e.g. sum of .vdr files).
> This size in MB is very useful when archiving some recordings
> on dvd or copying the data to another limited storage place.
> My questions to Klaus and Sascha or others that can be of help:
> 1. Is this size information already available for a plugin ?
>     If not, i would highly welcome that this size information
>     can be accessed from a plugin.
> 2. Because i used the text2skin plugin this size information
>     has to be implemented into the text2skin plugin.
>     Due this plugin has been not changed in the last months
>     i'd like to know if the development is going on in the
>     next time and if such a new feature can be implemented.
> Best regards,
> Christoph
I think it would be also very useful to have the lenght of a recording 
availible. There exists the "ShowRecordingLenght-Patch" for vdr-1.2.6 and 
some early 1.3.x versions, but unfortunately it isn't ported to recent vdr 
versions. Maybe this function could be included into vdr too.


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