[vdr] Timers with full date

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Fri Mar 18 22:57:21 CET 2005

Just an announcement so that developers who read timers
from SVDRP's LSTT command (or directly from timers.conf)
can prepare their tools for the next version of VDR: the
'day' of a timer will be stored as a full date in ISO
notation (YYYY-MM-DD) in the next version of VDR. For
one, this will allow defining timers that are more than a
month in the future, but also (and more important) will
solve the problem of single shot timers not being deleted
from timers.conf after they have ended.

For compatibility with earlier versions of VDR it will still
accept the "day of month" notation (1...31) when reading
existing timers.conf files or handling NEWT or MODT commands.

The possible formats for 'day' will be

a.   13
b.   2005-03-13
d.   MTWTFSS at 13
e.   MTWTFSS at 2005-03-13

Note that a and d will only be accepted by VDR, but will never
be written into timers.conf nor used with LSTT.


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