[vdr] problem with timer and VPS

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Jan 8 14:48:11 CET 2006

Wolfgang Rohdewald wrote:
> On Sonntag 08 Januar 2006 11:02, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>>if the broadcaster doesn't send the correct data. In this case recording
>>until the stop time of the timer might have helped, but it still could
>>have cut off a few minutes.
> 55 minutes would have been cut off.
> Since it happens practically never that a program's transmission
> is shortened, I still think it might help to always record at
> least as much as the timer length indicates. 

Well, that still leaves the question whether to use the end time
that has been defined in the original timer, or that of the event
the timer has been set to (see cTimer::Matches(time_t t, bool Directly)).

Working around messy data is always tricky...

> Of course the transmission was faulty, but we still could make vdr
> more fault tolerant.
> Since you do not want to change the log messages, is there
> documentation about the different runnig statuses anywhere?
> I really want to understand my log messages.

 From epg.h:

   int runningStatus; // 0=undefined, 1=not running, 2=starts in a few seconds, 3=pausing, 4=running


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