On 03.03.2010 19:47, L. Hanisch wrote: > Hi, > > Am 28.02.2010 16:07, schrieb Klaus Schmidinger: >> - Plugins can now define new sources. In order to implement this, the >> following >> changes were made: >> + The transponder parameter string is no longer interpreted by >> cChannel, but rather >> stored as is and used only by the respective device. That way >> plugins can use a >> channel's parameter string to store arbitrary data (see vdr.5). >> + The new class cSourceParam can be used by plugins to define new >> sources, and to >> implement OSD items that will be used in the channel editor for >> editing the source >> specific parameters of a channel (see dvbdevice.c for an example >> of how this is >> done for the default DVB devices). >> + Purely numerical values are no longer accepted in the 'source' >> parameter of a >> channel. >> This obsoletes the PLUGINPARAM patch. > > Is it right, that the sources have to be unique across the different > plugins, at least at one installation? Where can I "register" for an > "official" source-character? Who would document the assigned sources and > where?
The assigned sources are documented in VDR/sources.conf. > 'C', 'S' and 'T' are used by dvbdevice, 'P' was used by the > plugin-param-patch. Since it was used for e.g. iptv and pvrinput, I > guess these plugins shall use different ones now, since they have > different syntax? Yes. > On my first thought I considered to take 'A' for 'analog', but since > there is something like "ATSC" (and I know nothing about it, if it's > supported by vdr or is covered by dvbdevice or whatever), perhaps I > should use another one? 'A' will be reserved for ATSC. > So I think it would be better to take *'V' = 'analog video'*, since > pvrinput is basically an interface to v4l-devices. Ok, I have no objections to assigning 'V' to pvrinput. > What are you thinking? I think it is a bad idea to hijack a thread ;-) Klaus _______________________________________________ vdr mailing list email@example.com http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr