[vdr] Failed to read channels.conf after adding transponder

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at iki.fi
Sat Sep 6 19:22:58 CEST 2008


On Saturday 06 September 2008, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> On 09/06/08 18:38, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> >
> > Somewhat related - I'm wondering why comments are not allowed in
> > channels.conf, remote.conf, setup.conf and timers.conf?
> >
> > Or actually more generally why an option for disallowing comments in some
> > *.conf files exists in the first place :)
>
> Some files are "human written" and will not be overwritten by VDR.
> In those files comments make sense.
>
> Other files are automatically written by VDR, so comments don't make
> much sense there.
>
> But I have no problem with allowing comments in all files and just
> dropping them when automatically writing back those files.
> Is this something you'd like to have?

Yes, I think that's fine.  It'd allow distro packagers to ship those files 
with some meaningful comments in them out of the box instead of just empty 
files.  Especially channels.conf which (as far as I'm up to date with VDR's 
current behavior) still needs to be initially generated with external tools.



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