[vdr] EPG for BBC TV channels?

Tony Houghton h at realh.co.uk
Sun Mar 9 17:49:42 CET 2014


On Sun, 09 Mar 2014 15:20:31 +0100
Mario Schulz <drcms at arcor.de> wrote:

> Am 09.03.2014 14:38, schrieb Manuel Reimer:
> 
> > As this solution is a bit tricky and not very reliable, my question
> > is, whether there is a better solution to get "real" EPG for those
> > channels?
> 
> Freesat uses a Huffman encoding for EGP data, which has not made its
> way into VDR core.
> 
> a) Plugin EEPG has these tables (and covers some other EPGs as well)
> b) A Freesat patch extends VDR to just the Freesat code tables.

The patch also covers Freeview HD (which uses the same encoding as
Freesat, but with standard PIDs instead of Freesat's custom ones), which
EEPG doesn't, unless it's been updated since I last used it.



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