[vdr] Re: Channel sorting idea

Lauri Tischler lwgt at iki.fi
Thu Sep 21 20:11:29 CEST 2006

Carsten Koch wrote:

> Yes. The following algorithm for NEW CHANNELS would be good:
> 1) Can I receive any data from thic channel?
>    (i.e. does the femon plugin show a video rate > 0)
>    If no: do not create a channels.conf entry.
> 2) Is the audio language among the configured ones?
>    If yes: Move to "New Channels" group.
>    If no: Move to "Cannot Understand" group.
> It might also be helpful if the "New Channels" and
> "Cannot Understand" groups will be scanned again
> regularly using the same algorithm, automatically deleting
> any channel that fails test 1) above.
> Such a scan should not touch the other groups,
> because I might have for example a spanish music channel
> in them that I do want to watch in spite of the fact that
> I do not understand spanish.

Use autosort plugin
It is not perfect but does most of those things.

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