[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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