[mythtv] [EXPerimental PATCH] BIG DVB PATCH V1.1

Kenneth Aafl°y lists at kenneth.aafloy.net
Wed Nov 10 14:53:03 UTC 2004

On Wednesday 10 November 2004 15:31, Taylor Jacob wrote:
> > If you have a couple of minutes I have a quick question: It seems the
> > serviceid is not set in the PMTObject, which is kinda bad since the CAM
> > needs that to know which service we're tuned to :)
> The ServiceID is head->table_id, so this field can be added to the
> PMTObeject if the CAM needs it.. I had always planned on knowing what
> ServiceID the PMT was associated with, but putting it in there is not a big
> deal if its necessary..
> > There is a field in the PMT called "program_number" - is this the same
> > as serviceid? In that case I can probably use that and set the serviceid
> > in ParsePMT. Any ideas on how to get it otherwise?
> I think this may be the field I was talking about above.. At some point I
> need to spend some time withe DVB/ATSC/MPEGTS specs and ensure fields are
> named appropriatly.. I had started doing that, but I got sloppy at some
> point.. This obviously isn't imperative to the patch working, but would
> make patches much easier by other people..
> > I guess we could do a "PMT.ServiceID = channel.serviceID" in dvbchannel
> > when tuning but that would feel a bit like a hack...
> Not a fan of that :)

The serviceid that the cam wants is the program_number referred to above.


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