[vdr] Re: Wishlist: running status

Anssi Hannula anssi.hannula at gmail.com
Sun Aug 7 19:20:25 CEST 2005


Klaus Schmidinger wrote:

>>>> > Lauri Tischler wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> >>VPS uses running status.  Unfortunately Finnish Digita does not
>>>> >>use VPS, but, they do send 'running status', sort of...
>>>> >>They appear allways to send 'running' (status 4) but never any
>>>> >>other type.
>>>> >>This could be used with Timers, like...
>>>> >>- switch to appropiate channel using Timer Info
>>>> >>- start recording when running status goes running
>>>> >>- stop recording when next running status on this channel goes 
>>>> active.
>>>> >
> 
> Maybe the stations you receive set the running status precisely,
> but here only those stations that actually provide VPS information
> keep their running status correct. Others switch the running status
> according to various algorithms, nobody seems to be able to comprehend ;-)
> 
> So I'm still reluctant to make this change.
> If it works for you, it's just a small patch after all...
> 

Well, VDR wouldn't still use the info without the VPS flag in the 
recording. If you fear people will set the flag on channels which don't 
have good running statuses, maybe a config option is in order for us 
Finnish users?

-- 
Anssi Hannula




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