[vdr] [RFC] Eliminating the 'summary' field of timers

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Wed Feb 22 19:18:50 CET 2006

Christian Wieninger wrote:
> Hi,
> Am Dienstag, 21. Februar 2006 22:14 schrieb Klaus Schmidinger:
>>afraid there's no time for pre-patches. However, since this thread is
>>supposed to define exactly how things are going to be changed, you should
>>be able to prepare your particular tool accordingly.
> sorry, not completly ;-)
> What about the SVDRP commands NEWT and MODT?
> Will there be an API change or will the summary argument automatically be 
> stored in the new AUX field with the next version?

The last field of the timer record will simply be handled as 'aux'.
So there's no API change at the SVDRP level.

> What about cTimer::Summary(), cRecordingInfo::Description()? Will they be 
> kept, and if so, will they exactly return the original EPG content?

cTimer::Summary() will be renamed to cTimer::Aux().
cRecordingInfo::Description() will not be changed.

> Will there be new functions like cTimer::Aux() and cRecordingInfo::Aux()?



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