[vdr] How to change channels.conf externally into a running vdr?

Gerald Dachs vdr at dachsweb.de
Wed May 27 10:38:10 CEST 2009

> I'm now killing my secondary vdr instances while the channels are copied
> by a cron job every night. It would be more practical for remote
> vdr-sxfe clients to keep vdr processes running to avoid loosing the
> streaming connection. Is it possible to signal somehow vdr to reread
> it's entire channels.conf when it has been changed externally? By SVDRP?

It sounds as if you are looking for the epgsync plugin. You can find it
here http://vdr.schmirler.de/.


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