On Wed, 2009-01-28 at 08:39 +0200, Alex Betis wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 2:26 AM, Malcolm Caldwell
> <malcolm.caldw...@cdu.edu.au> wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-01-27 at 10:34 +0100, Matthias Dahl wrote:
> > Hi.
> > For certain situations, it'd be great to exclude some
> channels from the
> > automatic channel update. For example, when one has entered
> a channel manually
> > which broadcasts wrong channel informations. With the next
> channel update, all
> > is overwritten. So one has to either completely disable the
> automatic updates
> > or live without the channel for the time being.
> > I had just a quick look over the vdr source and figured it
> wouldn't be too
> > hard to come up with a patch to support something like this
> I guess. So I
> > wanted to ask if this new feature would be considered ok for
> inclusion into
> > vdr-1.7.x or if there are reasons against it? Otherwise I
> would put it on my
> > todo list and get to it when I get some time... if no one
> else does it in the
> > meantime that is. :-)
> I deal with this type of problem by having two copies of the
> with one with rid=1. The one with rid=0 will be automatically
> to incorrect values, while the one with rid=1 will not be
> updated, so it
> can be tuned as needed.
> Can you have 2 channels without changing anything in the code?
> I had to change some functions to have this. I found that VDR deletes
> duplicate channels by default.
> What is rid by the way?
Duplicates would be removed, but if one channel has rid=1 and one has
rid=0 they are not exact duplicates.
>From man 5 vdr:
RID The Radio ID of this channel (typically 0, may be used to dis-
tinguish channels where NID, TID and SID are all equal).
The fields are separated by : and the last one is the rid.
> > Best regards,
> > matthias.
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