[vdr] VDR -> S2API: 2 questions

Georg Acher acher at in.tum.de
Sat Nov 22 17:25:01 CET 2008


On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 06:21:51PM +0200, Alex Betis wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 5:14 PM, Klaus Schmidinger <
> Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de> wrote:
> 
> > Maybe I'm totally missing something here, but I can't figure out how
> > an application using the S2API driver can tell whether a DVB device is
> > DVB-S or DVB-S2. Can somebody please point me in the right direction here?
> >
> I run into the same question when made changes in scan-s2 application.
> The question I want to ask is why do you really need it?

Ressource allocation. If there is also a S-only tuner avaliable you don't
want to waste the precious S2-tuner for S-stuff. Also it can be important
for timer collision checking.

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