[vdr] 'Fake' FTA channels impossible to tune
Carsten.Koch at icem.com
Sun Apr 10 11:00:45 CEST 2005
Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>> What I would *love* to see is the following feature:
>> Every time VDR does an EPG scan, it reads from the channel it just
>> switched to. If there are no data within a few seconds, it increments
>> a number in the channel entry, if there are data, it clears this
>> number. If the number exceeds a configurable threshold, the
>> channel entry is deleted.
>> Before adding new channels to channels.conf, VDR switches to the
>> channel and reads from it. If there are no data within a few seconds,
>> it does not add it.
>> With this feature, only interesting new channels (like the ones you
>> observed above) would appear at the end of channels.conf, inactive
>> channels would disappear automatically after a while and the whole
>> channels.conf would stay a lot cleaner and more manageable.
> Sounds like a good thing to do in a plugin
How do I extend the EPG scan in a plugin?
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