[vdr] cStatus::ChannelSwitch(...) Problem

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Sep 10 11:20:29 CEST 2006

Stefan Huelswitt wrote:
> On 10 Sep 2006 Jörg Wendel <vdr-ml at jwendel.de> wrote:
>> i use the the function "cStatus::ChannelSwitch(const cDevice *Device, int ChannelNumber) {}" 
>> in a plugin, now i wonder that it is called every 21 seconds! This begin 60 minutes 
>> after starting the VDR. 
>> Is this the the normal behavior? 
> I guess that's VDR switching the channel für EPG scan.

That's correct.

>> How i can detect wat's the matter, a 'automatic' channel switch or a 'normal' switch triggert by the user?
> As far as I'm aware you cannot detect this at this level.

Well, VDR itself uses EITScanner.UsesDevice(this) in cDvbDevice::SetChannelDevice()
to detect this case. However, I won't guarantee that this will still be available
in future VDR version, because I don't like this...


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