[vdr] no channel update for certain channels

Alex Betis alex.betis at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 07:39:41 CET 2009


On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 2:26 AM, Malcolm Caldwell <
malcolm.caldwell at cdu.edu.au> wrote:

> On Tue, 2009-01-27 at 10:34 +0100, Matthias Dahl wrote:
> > Hi.
> >
> > For certain situations, it'd be great to exclude some channels from the
> > automatic channel update. For example, when one has entered a channel
> manually
> > which broadcasts wrong channel informations. With the next channel
> update, all
> > is overwritten. So one has to either completely disable the automatic
> updates
> > or live without the channel for the time being.
> >
> > I had just a quick look over the vdr source and figured it wouldn't be
> too
> > hard to come up with a patch to support something like this I guess. So I
> > wanted to ask if this new feature would be considered ok for inclusion
> into
> > vdr-1.7.x or if there are reasons against it? Otherwise I would put it on
> my
> > todo list and get to it when I get some time... if no one else does it in
> the
> > meantime that is. :-)
>
> I deal with this type of problem by having two copies of the channel,
> with one with rid=1.  The one with rid=0 will be automatically updated
> to incorrect values, while the one with rid=1 will not be updated, so it
> can be tuned as needed.

Can you have 2 channels without changing anything in the code?
I had to change some functions to have this. I found that VDR deletes
duplicate channels by default.

What is rid by the way?


>
>
> > Best regards,
> > matthias.
> >
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