[vdr] [feature request] recording length computation and storage

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Fri Aug 19 12:21:24 CEST 2011

On 08/19/11 11:46, Steffen Barszus wrote:
> Hi !
> After having seen that there are several plug-ins computing the
> recording length on their own and that being a very expensive task (in
> respect of io and cpu) and also the same implementation needs to be
> copied over and over again, i would like to request, that vdr is
> storing the length of a recording and make it accessible to the
> plug-ins. I would imagine, that some logic to store it in the info file
> after/while generating/writing the index would be a good way.
> Plug-ins which possibly could make use of that are:
> * live
> * extrecmenu
> * restfulapi
> I'm sure there are more of it.
> Has someone allready thought of this ? Are there any plans to have that
> or someone allready using a patch for this ?

How about cIndexFile::GetLength()?
This was newly added in version 1.7.20.


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