[vdr] Request: E parameter in channels.conf for epg scan

Gerald Dachs vdr at dachsweb.de
Tue Dec 14 10:31:03 CET 2010


> Am 13.12.2010 23:21, schrieb Gerald Dachs:
>  >
>> Maybe I understand the code in epg.c wrong, but it look like that the
>> whole epg.data file is always read and write complete by the vdr. Even
>> if only one record has to be changed. Maybe the coding with sqlite will
>> look less elegant, but it will be much faster. I/O is always expensive.
>>
> Afaik the epg.data will be read at startup and written at shutdown.
> In the meantime the epg data will be read from memory and thats surely
> much faster than via sqlite.

This is true, but not if you update it from an external source, and this
was the reason for this discussion.

Gerald





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