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+| [[Home|=>]] | //[[Description|English Description]]// | **[[Beschreibung|Deutsche Beschreibung]]** |
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+The '''Trac DvbCronRecording Plugin''' creates a database to manage a list of recordings.
+The actual recording is performed by a tuning the
+LinuxDVB device started by a Crontab call.
+
+There are a few extensions like detection of overlap,
+the definition of secondary recording times to use,
+and a few other tricks.
+
+== Installation ==
+
+You can get a complete set of RPMs at the buildserver site including the trac modules. 
+The tarball itself can be compiled into an rpm based on "rpm -ta $filename". If you do 
+prefer to use distutils / setup.py then you can unpack the source tarball and 
+run "setup.py install".
+
+For proper usage you do also need "gnutv" and "szap" from the dvb tools, please consult
+[[http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/LinuxTV_dvb-apps|LinuxTV.org LinuxTV_dvb-apps]]
+
+ * [[DvbCronRecordingInstallation]] for further information
+
+== Usage ==
+Remember that you need to press "Activate" to generate the crontab entries. The 
+default assumes that it should not write the {{{ /etc/cron.d/* }}} files directly (you need 
+to copy the {{{ dvbcronrecording-update-change.cron }}} to 
+{{{ /etc/cron.d/dvbcronrecording-update-change.cron }}} once to allow it work) 
+but you can also use a config item in the admin panel to select that it should 
+be written directly.
+
+Note that the system grew out of some local command-line scripts that would convert a 
+list of recording times,  channel info and program title into a matching recording script 
+along with a Crontab entry. Transforming it into a Trac-Plugin allows for easier 
+installation on a remote recorder box as well as sharing the recorder by multiple
+persons with just a web access to the recorder box. 
+
+ * [[DvbCronRecordingUsage]] for further information
+
+== Download ==
+
+Currently the most current source snapshot is hosted on the buildserver at 
+[[https://build.opensuse.org/package/files?package=trac-dvbcronrecording-plugin&project=home%3Aguidod%3Atools%3Ascm| home:guidod:tools:scm/trac-dvbcronrecording-plugin]]
+
+You can also use the [[https://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/dvbcronrec/browser/trunk/DvbCronRecording Sourceforge Subversion Repository]] to look at the code.
+
+== See also ==
+
+ * Announcement on Trac-Hacks - see http://trac-hacks.org/wiki/DvbCronRecordingPlugin
+ * Announcement on LinuxDVB - see http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DvbCronRecordingPlugin
+ * For a complete list of local wiki pages, see TitleIndex.