[vdr] shouldn't a vdr recording pause during status 3 flag?

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Sat Jan 14 15:27:11 CET 2012

On 14.01.2012 15:21, Lou wrote:
> Thanks for pointing this out. That explains some of the problems I experienced with vps timers:
> Consider this:
> timer #1 scheduled for 22:20-22:50 - no pdc time defined by the broadcaster, so vps time is set to 22:20.
> timer #2 scheduled for the following event (22:50-23:20) , but uses a pdc time of 22:20. Both events are not related -> there's no interest in combining these two events like it's done with sports.
> You see the problem? vdr won't let you set vps-timer #1 AND #2 , you'll have to switch one of them to manual.
> This happens occasionally - I assume it's partly the broadcaster's fault for choosing pdc 22:20 instead of something else like 22:30, but vdr could figure this out using event ids as a second marker. This could add some more flexibility to vps programming.

PDC times *must* be unique within one channel - otherwise they're no good.
It's the provider's duty to choose them correctly.


> On 14.01.2012 13:16, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>> The idea behind giving these three events the same PDC time *is* to
>> have all three of them recorded ;-)
>> VDR doesn't take event ids into account when handling VPS recordings.

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