[mythtv] writing dvb channels and transports into DB

Marcus Metzler mocm at mocm.de
Tue Nov 30 14:48:56 UTC 2004

>>>>> "John" == John Pullan <jmp at tarantella.com> writes:

    John> On Tue, 2004-11-30 at 15:20 +0100, Marcus Metzler wrote:
    >> Hi, I am just trying to add some formats to libdvb for
    >> converting satellite (or other lists). I already added s/c/tzap
    >> and vdr formats for reading and writing and want to write (and
    >> maybe read) a format that can be used for mythtv.  What would
    >> be the best way for that?  I could try and add mysql reading
    >> and writing, but I haven`t done much with mysql and I am not
    >> sure if that is the best idea. I might screw up the entire
    >> database. I could write a file with instructions for the
    >> database which would then be INSERT INTO `channel` and INSERT
    >> INTO `dvb_transport`. Would that be enough, or do I need more
    >> data?

    John> If I remember correctly, there might be stuff you'll want to
    John> alter on the capturecard and cardinput tables for satellite
    John> channels (diseqc info etc).

    John> Are you thinking of linking this into the setup UI and if so
    John> where ?

I am not sure yet. I would have to extract the whole stuff from
libdvb. Right now I am more thinking about a standalone application
that can produce a file that can be used by mythtv as a config file.


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