[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] epgsearch-1.0.0

Christian Wieninger cwieninger at gmx.de
Sun Sep 11 22:52:15 CEST 2011


Am 11.09.2011 22:22, schrieb Dominic Evans:
> Christian,
>
> On 11 September 2011 19:37, Christian Wieninger<cwieninger at gmx.de>  wrote:
>> it's time for a new release. I'm quite happy with the current state, so I
>> decided to place a '1' in front of the version :-)
> Congrats on the new release! Changelog looks fantastic.
>
thanks!

> One quick question...
>
>
>> - new internal variables:
>>    * %day%, %month% and %year% which return the numeric day, month and year
>>      (with century) of an event
>>    * %chgrp% returns the VDR channel group name corresponding to an event
>>    * %liveeventid% returns the encoded event ID as used in the frontend 'live' to add
>>      direct links e.g. in the search timer mails (see sample conf/epgsearchupdmail-html.templ).
>>    * %timer.liveid% returns the encoded timer ID as used in the frontend 'live' to add
>>      direct links e.g. in the search timer mails.
>>    * %date_iso% and %date_iso_now% return the (current) date in 'YYYY-MM-DD' format,
>>      suggested by Andreas Mair.
>>    * %search.series% returns 1 or 0 depending on the flag "series recording" of a search and
>>      can be used in the directory entry of a search or it's depending variables.
> I'm slightly confused. Can these 'internal variables' be used as
> automatic substitution variables for the recordings directory?
> e.g., for TV series which don't publish episode numbers in the EPG, or
> which happen every day (e.g. soaps) can I setup a search timer to
> record to a directory of 'SeriesName~%year%%month%%day%' ?

exactly. Please have a look at this

http://winni.vdr-developer.org/epgsearch/en/epgsearch.4.html#1__using_variables_in_the_directory_entry_of_a_search_timer

and

http://winni.vdr-developer.org/epgsearch/en/epgsearch.4.html#12__user_defined_variables

cheers,
Christian

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