[vdr] bouquet field in channels.conf

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Tue Mar 8 14:44:36 CET 2005


Roberto Sebastiano wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm writing a program to edit / sort vdr channels.conf in a smart way.
> 
>>From what I can understand so far, the first field format of a valid
> channel line is:
> 
> Provider - ChannelName;Bouquet

Actually it's "long name,short name;provider" (see man vdr(5)).

> Where both provider and bouquet are optional.

"long name" and "provider" are optional.
"provider" is sometimes referred to as "bouquet".

> While I can get the provider with scan -p (from dvb-utils), I don't
> understand how I can get the Bouquet info.
> 
> Does vdr fill the bouquet info automatically ?

Yes.

Klaus



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