[linux-dvb] Johannes' idea of simple zap (szap)

Andrew de Quincey adq_dvb at lidskialf.net
Sun Jun 12 21:56:25 CEST 2005

On Sunday 12 June 2005 20:34, Patrick Boettcher wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sun, 12 Jun 2005, Manu Abraham wrote:
> > Yep, if somebody is having a patch to extract service_id from dvbscan to
> > channels.conf, i will drop my patch to scan, which adds service_id just
> > after audio_pid. A few people have tested it out too without hitches..
> If we would create a new szap - I like dvbzap (following dvbscan) - what
> about using the channels.conf-format from VDR. I think it stores the
> service_id and other useful things. (When doing it, we also could think of
> parameter-constellation for ATSC channels for VDR).
> We then could create a small lib which parses the file and maybe Klaus
> would use it too. Or we just add changes to dvbzap when they appear.

VDR also has rather a neat and flexible configuration file syntax for 
specifying DISEQC commands/tone/voltage/toneburst etc for each 
device/channel, which would be cool to support as well.

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