[mythtv] DVB PID DB field

Kenneth Aafl°y ke-aa at frisurf.no
Thu Jul 31 18:43:23 EDT 2003

Edward Wildgoose wrote:

>> We could have made a extra table in the db where users could map Program
>> Number (!chanid) to PIDS themself, if it's not there we do it
>> automagically?
>There may be some use for that as well in mapping channels to xmltv channel
>names (or whatever tv guide the user happens to be using)?

>Of course many DVB users will be able to fill their tv guides from the info
>in the DVB stream (assuming someone writes a parser), however, in the UK
>DVB-T does not yet have the info broadcast (correctly) and so an xmltv feed
>is still required...

I have written a parser (based on libsi/scan), so I have access to the data,
just need to write it to the database ;)

As for someone not transmitting the correct EPG data (some channels on
satelite does not transmit this info at all) we would have to work around
this issue..


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