[vdr] 'Fake' FTA channels impossible to tune

Carsten Koch Carsten.Koch at icem.com
Sun Apr 10 11:00:45 CEST 2005

Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>> What I would *love* to see is the following feature:
>>   Every time VDR does an EPG scan, it reads from the channel it just
>>   switched to. If there are no data within a few seconds, it increments
>>   a number in the channel entry, if there are data, it clears this
>>   number. If the number exceeds a configurable threshold, the
>>   channel entry is deleted.
>>   Before adding new channels to channels.conf, VDR switches to the
>>   channel and reads from it. If there are no data within a few seconds,
>>   it does not add it.
>> With this feature, only interesting new channels (like the ones you
>> observed above) would appear at the end of channels.conf, inactive
>> channels would disappear automatically after a while and the whole
>> channels.conf would stay a lot cleaner and more manageable.
> Sounds like a good thing to do in a plugin 

How do I extend the EPG scan in a plugin?


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