[vdr] Instant Timer with a given Channel

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Jan 1 16:43:14 CET 2006


Patrick Fischer wrote:
> Patrick Fischer schrieb:
> 
>> Hello
>> I want to create a new instant Recording from a Plugin at a specific 
>> Channel.
>>
>> The normal way to create a instant Recording is to call
>>
>> cRecordControls::Start ();
>>
>> This will create a Recording of the current Channel.
>>
>> So if I want to create a recording on an different Channel, I can 
>> create a new Timer
>> and give this new Timer to cRecordControls::Start ().
>>
>> cTimer *timer = new cTimer(true,false);
>> cRecordControls::Start (timer);
>>
>> But new cTimer(true, false) also use the current Channel.
>>
>> Is it possible that Klaus change the Constructor from
>> cTimer::cTimer(bool Instant, bool Pause)
>> to
>> cTimer::cTimer(bool Instant, bool Pause, int channel = 0)
>>
>> And the line 30 in timers.c from
>> channel = Channels.GetByNumber(cDevice::CurrentChannel());
>> to
>> channel = 
>> Channels.GetByNumber(channel?channel:cDevice::CurrentChannel());
>>
>> In this case i can create a new recording by
>> cTimer *timer = new cTimer(true,false,MYCHANNEL);
>> cRecordControls::Start (timer);
>>
>> please!!! :-)
>>
>> Yours sincerely,
>> Patrick
> 
> 
> 
> A improved Version would be this:
> 
> cTimer::cTimer(bool Instant, bool Pause,cChannel *Channel=NULL)
> {
>  ...
>  channel = Channel?Channel:Channels.GetByNumber(cDevice::CurrentChannel());


I'll make it that way in VDR 1.3.38.

Klaus



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