[vdr] bug in channels.conf.terr?

Lars Hanisch dvb at flensrocker.de
Mon Feb 11 18:54:59 CET 2013

Am 11.02.2013 13:12, schrieb Klaus Schmidinger:
> On 11.02.2013 12:54, Gerald Dachs wrote:
>> Am 2013-02-11 12:40, schrieb Klaus Schmidinger:
>>> On 11.02.2013 05:04, VDR User wrote:
>>>> On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 1:32 PM, Klaus Schmidinger
>>>> <Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de> wrote:
>>>>> Maybe I should completely remove all channels.conf* files from the
>>>>> source archive? The existing ones are already rather old, and I can't
>>>>> possibly keep them up to date, anyway.
>>>> If they're not going to be kept up-to-date then they don't really
>>>> serve any purpose since an outdated channels.conf is useless. People
>>>> will just have to channel scan themselves anyways so why bother
>>>> keeping outdated files in the source? I see no harm in removing them.
>>> On second thought, I guess I won't touch that area at this time, so
>>> close to version 2.0. I'll drop these files after version 2.0, once
>>> automatic transponder scanning will be implemented.
>> In this case it would be a good idea to delete this line Lars mentioned from channel.conf.terr that lets the vdr crash.
> I just tried that line with my VDR. It gives me an "Error in channel settings", but
> it doesn't crash. Does it actually *crash* for you?

 Not for me, I just stumbled over this patch in the debian package and the old entry in the Ubuntu bug tracker.
 The original poster can't start his vdr with this line, but I think it will not crash.

 So whatever, if it gets removed, everything should be fine. :)


> Anyway, I'll remove that line.
> Klaus

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