[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.3.44

Matthias Schniedermeyer ms at citd.de
Sun Feb 26 18:17:20 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)
> 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?

Master-Timer only stores the information available via epg.data.

So everything Master-Timer (excluding "Marks") put into the summary (now 
aux) should also be shown by VDR via lookup of the EPG-Event.

So basically everything should be as before, only difference should be 
that the Information that VDR presents isn't provided by Master-Timer 
but "directly" from EPG-Event.

The data stored by Master-Timer in the AUX-Field are now declared as 
"Master-Timer internal".

But as i said, that should make a difference.

Bis denn

Real Programmers consider "what you see is what you get" to be just as
bad a concept in Text Editors as it is in women. No, the Real Programmer
wants a "you asked for it, you got it" text editor -- complicated,
cryptic, powerful, unforgiving, dangerous.

More information about the vdr mailing list