[mythtv] [PATCH][Discussion]Supporting frequencies next tofreqid's in MythTV

Paul Koster mythtv at kosteronline.net
Sat Mar 13 04:25:00 EST 2004

From: "Isaac Richards" <ijr at po.cwru.edu>
> On Thursday 04 March 2004 04:22 pm, Paul Koster wrote:
> > Because of the troublesome way of configuring TV channels in large parts
> > Europe because cable providers do not strictly use the frequency id's /
> > tables as it's supposedly done in the US, I've attached a patch that
> > one to enter frequencies next to frequency id's.
> >
> > The patch is certainly not perfect, but hopefully it can be the start of
> > discussion.
> Why not simply have it use the freqid field as the raw frequency instead
> the channel number when it's too large to possibly be a channel number?

That would be ok: frequency information always uses the same column in that
I would still propose to have some kind of global Myth setting in that case
that indicates freqid's or frequencies to prevent the case where we would
have to rely on fuzzy code and hope that the end-user will understand.


More information about the mythtv-dev mailing list