[vdr] Freeview HD support

Mario Schulz drcms at arcor.de
Tue Apr 3 19:47:25 CEST 2012

Am 03.04.2012 17:23, schrieb Tony Houghton:
> Freeview HD's EPG uses the same encoding as Freesat, but for some
> reason the EEPG plugin doesn't recognise it; it probably only uses
> the extended decoder when it's using Freesat's non-dtandard PIDs.
> EEPG's code is a bit tortuous, and it has a memory leak, so I
> decided to look again at the Freesat patch from
> <http://www.rst38.org.uk/vdr/>. It needed a bit of updating for
> recent versions of VDR, and I also updated the tables with data
> from the EEPG plugin.
> And it works nicely :-). I haven't been using it long, but it looks
> like it isn't leaking, and all the text in the EPG looks correct.
> I've uploaded it to 
> <http://www.realh.co.uk/vdr_freesat_freeviewhd.patch.gz>. If you
> use Debian or Ubuntu you can add it to the source package with
> quilt import. But also add this line to debian/vdr.install (I got
> errors after trying to add it to the patch):
> freesat.t*                              var/lib/vdr/
> If not using debs you'll have to copy the freesat.t1 and .t2 files
> there manually, or redefine FREESAT_DATA_DIRECTORY in
> libsi/freesat.c if you want them to live somewhere else.
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If you are interested:

I have submitted a patch for EEPG to compile the external tables to be
part of the code.
If that is interesting for you as well, you can find it here:


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