[vdr] Request: E parameter in channels.conf for epg scan

VDR User user.vdr at gmail.com
Tue Dec 14 07:07:36 CET 2010

On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 2:53 PM, Helmut Auer <vdr at helmutauer.de> wrote:
>> Maybe I understand the code in epg.c wrong, but it look like that the
>> whole epg.data file is always read and write complete by the vdr. Even
>> if only one record has to be changed. Maybe the coding with sqlite will
>> look less elegant, but it will be much faster. I/O is always expensive.
> Afaik the epg.data will be read at startup and written at shutdown.
> In the meantime the epg data will be read from memory and thats surely much
> faster than via sqlite.

I think epg.data is written at certain intervals as well (every 15mins
or so?), but I could be wrong.

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