[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #2111: mythweb schedules recording on the wrong channel

Simon Kenyon simon at koala.ie
Thu Aug 3 07:52:39 UTC 2006

Chris Petersen wrote:
>> ok, so now i understand
>> to me channel meant "channel number" when it actually means "channel 
>> name" (or "callsign" as you would say in the US)
>> the documentation and the wiki do not make that distinction
>> i've been using myth now for a couple of years and never realised that
> Actually, name and callsign aren't the same thing.  The name would be
> something like "Food Network" or "Encore Action Network" whereas the
> callsign would be "FOOD" or "EACT"
> I guess I should change mythweb to display the callsign instead of the
> number in that situation.
so to be absolutely clear in my head

myth (both tv and web) make comparisons (for scheduling purposes) based 
on the callsign
and not the chanid, channum or name - to be specific about the database 
fields in the channel table

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