[vdr] Question about component descriptor association

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sat Oct 8 11:17:49 CEST 2005

Marcel Wiesweg wrote:
> Hi,
> I stumbled across this line in eit.c
>   Components->SetComponent(Components->NumComponents(),  
>     cd->getStreamContent(), cd->getComponentType(), 
> and the corresponding code in menu.c:SetTrackDescriptions().
> Searching the mailinglist revealed only Klaus' message from February
>>>The PID data and the description are broadcast in two separate SI tables.
>>>So far the only way to corellate them seems to be the sequence in which
>>>they are given.
> Actually, the component descriptor from EIT and the stream identifier 
> descriptor from PMT are associated via the component_tag.
> Is there a reason this is not used, or did it just slip attention?
> (It definitely slipped my attention when I skimmed the mail at that time)
> Anyway, the current solution is working pretty well, so this is low priority,  
> but at least, if some stations are reversing the order but provide the 
> required descriptors, we should not blame them.
> Marcel

So far VDR doesn't use the StreamIdentifierDescriptor.
Can you suggest where this would fit into VDR/pat.c?


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