Opened 13 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

Last modified 12 years ago

#5029 closed defect (invalid)

can't "never record" upcoming recordings without sub-titles

Reported by: brian@… Owned by: stuartm
Priority: major Milestone: 0.22
Component: mythtv Version: 0.21-fixes
Severity: medium Keywords:
Cc: Ticket locked: no


With either the web interface or with mythfrontend, I can't seem to prevent an upcoming recording from being recorded with "Never Record" if that episode carry's only the "generic" episode information (for that show) and not any specific episode information.

I believe this is new in 0.21

Change History (5)

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by stuartm

Owner: changed from Isaac Richards to stuartm
Status: newaccepted

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by stuartm

Milestone: unknown0.22

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by gigem

Resolution: invalid
Status: acceptedclosed

Stuart, I don't mean to step on your toes by taking this report. It had gotten pushed way down on my TODO list when your status change caused me to take a quick look at it.

As reported, this bug is invalid. The "Never record" option isn't supposed to work with generic episodes since generics are explicitly excluded from duplicate detection. If the user doesn't want duplicates to be recorded, that can be controlled in the recording rule.

There is still a potential bug in that the "Never record" option shouldn't normally be presented for generic programs. There are some exceptions, though. One exception is for find type rules. To the original reporter, reopen this report and provide more details if you think the "Never record" option wasn't applicable in your case.

comment:4 Changed 12 years ago by brian@…

Maybe all I really wanted was to "Don't Record" that episode. I don't really recall the situation I was trying to work with way back then any more.

comment:5 Changed 12 years ago by anonymous

From the discussion in May: followed by proposing a solution for what you probably wanted to do (and, no, it doesn't require using MythWeb to create the 2nd recording rule--just select a generic episode that's not selected by your exclude generics rule to set up the 2nd rule).

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