[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.3.44

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Feb 26 18:01:46 CET 2006

Guido Fiala wrote:
> On Sunday 26 February 2006 17:08, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>>- The 'summary' field of a timer definition has been renamed to
>>'aux', and is now only used for external applications to store auxiliary
>>information with a timer, which has no meaning whatsoever to VDR itself.
>>   The contents of the 'aux' field of a timer is copied into the
>>recording's 'info.vdr' file, using the tag character '@'.
> Mmm, i found the summary-field quite useful, is there an equivalent to this 
> function? (i'am using the patch pressing 0 shows all EPG-entries with the 
> same name of that timer)

What does this patch have to do with the 'summary' field?

> BTW - i always wondered why only timers created by "external tools" contained 
> that information. I use master-timer to set the timers and after it completes 
> i go quickly through the timers it created, read the summary and decide to 
> delete or not. (A "deepblack" command in the timer-menu would still be great, 
> same way i can enact user-defined commands on recordings ;-).
> The copying to the info is ok, but i could only see that information until the 
> recording is actually done, not before, am i right?

My original plan was to display the contents of the 'aux' field
in the "Edit timer" and "Recording" menus, but I ran out of time


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