[vdr] VPS timer set to event

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Aug 20 20:29:18 CEST 2006

Dirk wrote:
> Hello,
> what does a line like this mean?
> Aug 20 20:01:23 martini vdr: [29347] timer 7 (6 2250-0020 VPS '00new~Law & Order - Die heimliche Geliebte') set to event Die 22.08.2006 23:10-00:00 'Law & Order'
> FYI: Timer 7 is a VPS timer. But its start time (22:50) is
> NOT exactly the start time of the program (23:10).
> Does this line tell me that VDR has detected that timer 7 wants
> to record the event starting at 23:10? And it will correctly start
> and end triggered by the VPS events?

That's the idea behind VPS ;-)

> This would be fine! But the manual says that VPS timers have to
> start exactly at the correct time.

If you program a VPS timer, the start time of the timer must be
the VPS time of the event. The actual start time of the event
may change, but the VPS time will remain the same (provided the
broadcaster doesn't screw up ;-).


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