[vdr] ShortText == Description

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Wed Oct 4 17:47:38 CEST 2006


Boguslaw Juza wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Oct 2006, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> 
>> Doesn't the "EPG bugfix #7" already take care of this:
>>  // Some channels put the same information into ShortText and 
>> Description.
>>  // In that case we delete one of them:
>> ...
>> Maybe you have disabled the "EPG bugfix level" setup option?
> 
> I have "EPG bugfix level" set to 3. The point is - ShortText and 
> Description are near the same - one of them is a few characters longer.
> Perheaps it would be better to compare only a few first characters?
> I have sugested 8 - if both text starts from the same word(s), they
> its very probably, its near the same.
> 
> Or... strncmp(ShortText,Description,
>         
> strlen(ShortText)>strlen(Description)?strlen(Description):strlen(ShortText)) 

I'm afraid that would cause a lot of irritation.

The two texts are either exactly the same (in which case one
of them will be deleted) or they are different, in which case
both will be kept.

Maybe it would help to contact the broadcaster and ask them
to provide better EPG data?

Klaus




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