[mythtv] [PATCH] Use callsign for scheduling

Bruce Markey bjm at lvcm.com
Wed Apr 7 01:28:33 EDT 2004

David Engel wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 18, 2004 at 09:01:42PM -0600, David Engel wrote:
>>Well, now that you mention it, backward compatibility could be rather
>>easy.  Instead of renaming and replacing chanid in the record table
>>with callsign, callsign could be added as a new column and the new
>>code could continue to populate it even though it only use callsign.
>>So, if the user downgraded, the chanid would still be there for the
>>old code to use.
> I've finally gotten a little time to work on this, so here is the
> first part of this change.  It updates the database to add the new
> columns but doesn't change anything else yet.
> It seems to work OK for me, but I'd like a few more eyes to give it a
> once over before I commit it.  I'd especially like to hear from
> someone (most likely outside the US) who doesn't have callsigns in
> their channel table to make sure they get filled in with the chanid.

Will do. Even here in the US on a test database we can "update
channel set callsign='' where <whatever for test channels>;".

--  bjm

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