[vdr] RFE: Make VDR more friendly when using combinations of DVB-S, DVB-T and DVB-C

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Mon Jun 18 11:31:08 CEST 2012

On 18.06.2012 11:27, mtron wrote:
> On 06/17/2012 02:16 PM, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>>> Concerning whether to use the longer or the shorter version of the
>>> name+source, I would choose the shorter version to not increase chances
>>> of the new name not fitting in the OSD. Thus:
>>>       ZDF (S)
>>>       ZDF (T)
>>>       ZDF (C)
>> After sleeping over this for a night I tend to follow your idea of using
>> modifed
>> names directly, thus having them appear everywhere.
>> I won't change these names in channels.conf, though (this file shall always
>> store what comes from the broadcaster - provided it is enabled in the
>> setup).
>> I'll rather
>> - Make a setup option to "Show channel names with source" (default is
>> "no").
>> - Modify cChannel::Name() and cChannel::ShortName() to optionally
>>    append the source character (A, C, S, T, I, ...) to the channel name
>>    in the (short) form mentioned above.
> Hello Klaus!
> Just in case you miss this: Your patch puts a '(' after a channel
> Category defined with ':CategoryName' in channels.conf
> here is a screenshot:  http://i.imgur.com/maSlV.jpg?1

Thanks, I did miss that.
Will fix it after my vacation ;-)


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