Hi folks,

The code in cDevice::Action() (device.c:1588) which checks whether a
stream can be descrambled by a particular CAM relies on the hard-coded
TS_SCRAMBLING_TIMEOUT value which is 3 seconds. That can be too low not
only for dvbapi, but for some 'real' CAMs as well. When a CAM is unable
to start descrabmling in 3 seconds, recordings and streamdev don't work,
and VNSI plugin has for years been using hacks and workarounds to cope
with it. We need a more flexible solution here. It can be a VDR option,
which can be set to 0 to disable, or a virtual function
cCamSlot::ScramblingTimeout() which can return 0.

@Klaus, what is your opinion on that?

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