[mythtv] [PATCH] Use callsign for scheduling

Ben Bucksch linux.news at bucksch.org
Thu Apr 15 08:09:14 EDT 2004

David Engel wrote:

>You can already do this by setting the recpriority for a channel in
>Setup/TV Settings/Recording Priorities/Channel Priorities
I thought that were only for solving conflicts between 2 programs, not 
for selecting the channel for a given program?

>or the preference for a cardinput in the setup program.
Ah, good, that's news to me.

>On Thu, Apr 15, 2004 at 09:15:27AM +1000, Brian May wrote:
>>If I edit the callsign though, what references am I going to break
>>with other tables are going to break?
>You would have to change the record and recordoverride tables to match
>the new callsign.
Wouldn't it be much better (and not too hard) to introduce a stationid 
instead of using a value meant for user display as DB key?

>There has been some very light talk of this, but just talk.
Yes, I was thinking of doing it, but it seemed like a huge change 
crossing all sections of MythTV, Isaac wasn't exactly enthusiastic IIRC, 
and I didn't have an immediate need, so I left it as "later, maybe, if I 
really really need it".


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