[vdr] hard lifetime feature

Vladimir Shved vshved at logistic-systems.com
Wed Apr 27 19:14:18 CEST 2005

I'm not really interested, but I would like to have it just for collection,
in case I'll need it in the future... :)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: vdr-bounces at linuxtv.org [mailto:vdr-bounces at linuxtv.org] On Behalf
> Of Husterer, Thomas RD-CP1
> Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 10:09 AM
> To: Klaus Schmidinger's VDR
> Subject: [vdr] hard lifetime feature
> Hi,
> I use vdr to view the ´tagesschau´ some time delayed every day.
> This leads to a collection of many recordings of this program
> but I am only interested in viewing the last one.
> Therefore I wished that old recordings disappear after some
> days to retain my overview and to increase my operating comfort.
> I thought that the parameter ´lifetime´ would be a solution for
> this problem, but this parameter is only a very soft hint to the
> vdr to kill some programs if it needs the disk space.
> To fullfill my requirements I modified vdr in that way that it
> kills programs after expiry of the given lifetime without
> any ifs and buts.
> The only condition is that the given lifetime lies below some
> limit (like 10 days).
> I added a new setup parameter ´hard-lifetime-limit´ which lets
> you control this limit.
> By default this parameter is zero and the vdr behaves like
> before.
> If you increase this value then any lifeteme which lies below
> this limit is treated as a hard lifetime limit and programs are
> killed in the described manner.
> Is anybody interested in this patch?
> Regards, thus
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