[vdr] Disabling EPG update from air or shift it in time

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Fri Jan 30 22:50:00 CET 2009


On 30.01.2009 22:12, Alex Betis wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Is there any configuration that disables EPG updates received on the
> channel?
> Or is there a way to shift time of those updates before they are written
> to EPG.data?
> 
> The problem is that I have some channels that are transmitted for
> different time zones that start transmitting EPG info, but looks like
> the EPG is not shifted. There are some other shifted channels that do
> transmit the EPG properly, so I believe that's a provider problem.

The times given in EPG data are supposed to be in UTC, so different time zones
are of no interest. If teh times are not in UTC, the providers are messing up.

> I use s script that updates those channels from internet, so I don't
> mind to disable EPG update received on the channel.

You can set the "table id" of these events to 0 (see man 5 vdr).

Klaus



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