[vdr] Dynamic PIDs

Jouni Karvo Jouni.Karvo at iki.fi
Tue Nov 24 16:28:59 CET 2009


Klaus Schmidinger kirjoitti:
> On 23.11.2009 18:36, Jouni Karvo wrote:
>   
>> hi,
>>
>> is there somewhere a patch that would remove the break when the
>> broadcaster uses "dynamic pids" (such as YLE).  Now, when a programme
>> starts at YLE, they change the Audio PID number, leading to VDR
>> re-tuning or something, that leads to a 1-2s break in the show. There is
>> no change in frequency, so I don't see any reason why there is such a break.
>>     
>
> VDR simply "retunes" whenever the PIDs or other parameters change.
> It just keeps things simple ;-)
>
>   
I appreciate this KISS approach.

> Changing the PIDs while a broadcast is already running is not
> a very good practice...
>   
Well.  They probably think it is very much using the possibilities of
the new technology.
  Luckily they do not switch them during news broadcasts, when
interviewing foreign people.  Now that would be a nightmare.


yours,
       Jouni



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