[vdr] bouquet field in channels.conf

Roberto Sebastiano askrs at tiscali.it
Tue Mar 8 15:45:29 CET 2005


Ok, another question.


How to distinguish between radio, video and data channels ?

The man page says that if VPID == 0 the channel is radio FTA, if 
VPID == 1 the channel is radio encrypted.

What about data channels ?


Thanks,
Roberto

Il giorno mar, 08-03-2005 alle 15:10 +0100, Klaus Schmidinger ha
scritto:
> Roberto Sebastiano wrote:
> > Il giorno mar, 08-03-2005 alle 14:44 +0100, Klaus Schmidinger ha
> > scritto:
> > 
> >>>>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)).
> > 
> > 
> > That's not what the scan utility prints.
> > The format given by scan with the -p option is
> > Provider - ChannelName:field2:field3:...
> > 
> > where, as you said, provider == bouquet
> > 
> > So, what's the correct syntax ?
> 
> man vdr(5) of version the current developer version says:
> 
>         The  fields  in a channel definition have the following meaning (from left
>         to right):
> 
>         Name   The channel's name (if the name originally contains a ':' character
>                it  has  to be replaced by '|').  Some tv stations provide a way of
>                deriving a "short name" from the channel name, which can be used in
>                situations  where  there  is  not  much space for displaying a long
>                name. If a short name is available for this channel, it follows the
>                full name and is delimited by a comma, as in
> 
>                RTL Television,RTL:...
> 
>                If  present,  the  name  of  the  service  provider or "bouquet" is
>                appended to the channel name, separated by a semicolon, as in
> 
>                RTL Television,RTL;RTL World:...
> 
> 
> Klaus
> 
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