[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.7.3

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Thu Jan 8 22:17:45 CET 2009


On 08.01.2009 20:41, Alex Betis wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 7:50 PM, user. vdr <user.vdr at gmail.com
> <mailto:user.vdr at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>     On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 7:06 AM, Klaus Schmidinger
>     <Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de <mailto:Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de>>
>     wrote:
>     >  + The directory name for a recording has been changed from
>     >    YYYY-MM-DD-hh[.:]mm.pr.lt.rec (pr=priority, lt=lifetime) to
>     >    YYYY-MM-DD-hh.mm.ch-ri.rec (ch=channel, ri=resumeId).
> 
>     Is the channel number even necessary information to store in a
>     dirname?  I've experienced many times where channels have been
>     shuffled (requiring a rescanning & a new channels.conf)
>     so channel 100 could be one network today and a different one
>     tomorrow.  Maybe a better choice would be using the channel shortname,
>     for example:
> 
>     YYYY-MM-DD-hh.mm.CNN-ri.rec
>     YYYY-MM-DD-hh.mm.BBC-ri.rec
> 
> 
> I don't know how VDR work, but I think it will be wise to have a file
> with the same filename and ".info" or even ".epg" extension that will
> have relevant EPG section for the recorded program including full
> channel name.

That's all already contained in the 'info' file of a recording.

> If the recording timer was set manualy, maybe it should include all
> programs that lay between start and end of the recording.

It stores the EPG data of the longest broadcast within the timer window.

Klaus



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