[vdr] Suggestion Eit-Scan linkage / UpdateChannels

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Fri Jan 26 18:18:31 CET 2007


Markus Hahn wrote:
> Hi there, 
> in eit.c 
> 
> Retrieving  current Information about "Premiere Direk" Portal and 
> related schedules this origin  code will update  active channel list:
> 
> ... 
> if (link) {  
>       if (Setup.UpdateChannels == 1 || Setup.UpdateChannels >= 3)
>           link->SetName(linkName, "", "");
>          }
>       else if (Setup.UpdateChannels >= 4) {
>           link = Channels.NewChannel(channel, linkName, "", "", ld->getOriginalNetworkId(), ld->getTransportStreamId(), ld->getServiceId());
> 
> .. 
> 
> For my opinion in this case, this chould be _always_ done, whatever is set in UpdateChannels.  
> Technically it has more in common  with EPG  als some  vpid & apid changes from providers. 
> 
> Unfortunatly, in some cases (UpdateChannels == 1 )  it could result in brocken channel entries. 

The "Update channels" option allows the users to define what they
want to have automatically updated. If they don't want channel names
to be updated or new channels to be added, why should we disregard
that here?

Klaus



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