[vdr] RFE: Make VDR more friendly when using combinations of DVB-S, DVB-T and DVB-C

mtron mtron at a1.net
Mon Jun 18 11:27:29 CEST 2012


On 06/17/2012 02:16 PM, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:

>> Concerning whether to use the longer or the shorter version of the
>> name+source, I would choose the shorter version to not increase chances
>> of the new name not fitting in the OSD. Thus:
>>
>>      ZDF (S)
>>      ZDF (T)
>>      ZDF (C)
> 
> After sleeping over this for a night I tend to follow your idea of using
> modifed
> names directly, thus having them appear everywhere.
> 
> I won't change these names in channels.conf, though (this file shall always
> store what comes from the broadcaster - provided it is enabled in the
> setup).
> I'll rather
> 
> - Make a setup option to "Show channel names with source" (default is
> "no").
> - Modify cChannel::Name() and cChannel::ShortName() to optionally
>   append the source character (A, C, S, T, I, ...) to the channel name
>   in the (short) form mentioned above.

Hello Klaus!

Just in case you miss this: Your patch puts a '(' after a channel
Category defined with ':CategoryName' in channels.conf

here is a screenshot:  http://i.imgur.com/maSlV.jpg?1

Cheers!



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