[mythtv] external channel change program

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Tue Feb 28 20:21:33 UTC 2006

On Tuesday 28 February 2006 15:16, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 02/28/2006 02:57 PM, Chris Bagwell wrote:
> >> the "external channel change" section of mythtv-setup is gone.
> >
> > I just noticed this myself as well.  I installed MythTV from SVN about
> > 2 weeks before 0.19 was released.  The externalcommand field was
> > accessable at that point.
> >
> > Then I corrupted my database this week and thought the fastest thing
> > to do was delete it and recreated it.  I noticed that I couldn't
> > set the externalcommand field.  Thought I was going crazy for a couple
> > of days.
> >
> > I've tracked it down kinda to CardInput::cardInput(isDVBcard) and
> > to the only place I see that being created.  cardutil.cpp's
> > CardUtil::GetCardInput() always creates a CardInput with a value
> > of "true" which means it always thinks its a DVB card.
> >
> > Havne't had time to look at SVN history yet.  I was thinking about
> > just hacking the code to get my database created correctly for
> > now.
> Yeah.  I was debugging it myself, since this is about the 4th time I've
> seen it mentioned.  I came to the same conclusion and was just writing
> up a response when I saw your message.
> It seems it was broken by a typo in [8989].  The attached patch fixes it
> for non-DVB cards, but I don't know if it's the correct fix.  It may
> break DVB cards, so I would appreciate any feedback from DVB users.

This happened post-0.19, though, wasn't merged into -fixes, and yet the 
reports are from people using the rpms?


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