[vdr] Confirm messages

Dave P vdr at pickles.me.uk
Sun Jan 29 20:27:40 CET 2006


On Sunday 29 Jan 2006 18:02, Tony Houghton wrote:

> > Just wait until you want to record a film on, say, ITV2. You know, one
> > of those which is split in half so that they can stick in some other
> > programme, the scheduled start and end times of which are works of
> > fiction.
>
> I've found that a nuisance too. You have to get used to it, because in
> printed TV guides they often just list it as one programme with a note
> that there's a break for something else in the middle. I think it would
> be worthwhile for VDR to check whether the next programme but one after
> the one you're recording has the same name.

That won't work where channels are showing back-to-back episodes of a 
series, eg the endless 'Friends', or the 'Dibnah' series on UK History.

I just tried to use vdradmin to find an actual example, but vdr 1.3.41 
seems to have broken it again. More later...
-- 
Dave



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