The most sensible solution is to just add a UNIX_Timestamp
of the exact recording start to the info file.

That way offsets between EPG and real start of recording
can be calculated easily.


On Tue, 02 Nov 2010 12:20:53 +0100, Rene Bartsch <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm working on a script which downloads cutlists from and
> converts them to VDR format.
> As the cutmarks are relative to the start of the recording, the offset
> between start of recording
> and start of cutlist has to be calculated. I'm trying parse all
> information from the info files,
> but as the unix timestamp relates to the start of the show and not to
> start of the recording,
> I have to assume an fixed offset for all recordings.
> So I suggest to add start margin (and maybe stop margin) to the info
> of recordings.
> Best regards,
> Renne
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