[vdr] Reducing clutter in channels.conf

Lauri Tischler lwgt at iki.fi
Sun Jul 17 16:32:44 CEST 2005

Carsten Koch wrote:

> I would prefer VDR to automatically add only channels that actually
> broadcast viewable video and audible audio.
> I have many channels in my channels.conf that claim to be FTA but
> have no picture and no sound.

I believe that's because the new channel is made first and then,
if ever, pids are added.
IMHO, new channels should not be put into channels.conf if there
are not working pids.

> Also, people with a CAM usually have a subscription for certain
> *channels*, not for certain caids, so they will even see more of
> this type of clutter.

How cam ?
No more, certainly less.

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