On 05.01.2010 09:40, Theunis Potgieter wrote: > 2010/1/4 Klaus Schmidinger <klaus.schmidin...@tvdr.de>: >> On 04.01.2010 16:09, Theunis Potgieter wrote: >>> 2010/1/4 Klaus Schmidinger <klaus.schmidin...@tvdr.de>: >>>> On 04.01.2010 14:37, Theunis Potgieter wrote: >>>>> I was in search for a plug-in that could map alternative long names to >>>>> the supposedly current long name of a channel. I guess I didn't search >>>>> hard and long enough, but could not find one that would implement this >>>>> behaviour. The idea is, that when ever a channel list is called, it >>>>> will provide the alternative long name, but saves the original long >>>>> name in channels.conf. >>>>> >>>>> So I thought of implementing one my self. After reading the >>>>> PLUGINS.html from VDR-1.7.10, I thought it would be possible. I didn't >>>>> see any spoon feeding when it came to channels in the documentation, >>>>> so I thought I will have a look at channels.h and there seems to be a >>>>> member function called Name() in the tChannelID class. Would it be >>>>> wise then to copy the tChannelID class and replace the member function >>>>> Name()? >>>> tChannelID has no member function named Name(). >>>> Maybe you mean the cChannel class? >>>> I guess if you change the implementation of cChannel::Name(), then you >>>> could do what you want. >>> Thanks for that. I must have scrolled back up and saw the wrong class, >>> I meant cChannel:Name(). >>> >>>>> Which global pointer will I have to deleted and assign to the new object? >>>> I don't understand this question. >>>> There is no "new object". >>>> You will have to patch the VDR source to implement this. >>> The idea is that the plug-in would delete the current instance of >>> cChannel and instantiate a new cChannel instance in the place there >>> of. This without having to patch vdr to implement this feature. There >>> for the question about the (e.g. global) pointer that is pointing to >>> the original instance of cChannel. Is there a member function in the >>> plug-in class that can be called from VDR's main and hand over such a >>> pointer? >> There is an object of cChannel for each channel, and they are stored in >> a list. You can either patch VDR to modify cChannel::Name() so that it >> takes the original name as an index into some database of yours, or >> modify the names in your channels.conf and set "Setup/DVB/Update channels" >> to "PIDs only". >> >> Just curious: what's wrong with the original names? > > The long names and the short names are the same.
And what's wrong with that? Klaus _______________________________________________ vdr mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr