[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #2079: dvb channel change problems for channels on same sat with same SID but different multiplexes
janne-mythtv at grunau.be
Thu Jul 20 09:17:19 UTC 2006
On Thursday 20 July 2006 10:57, Stuart Auchterlonie wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 20, 2006 at 10:52:44AM +0200, Jochen K?hner wrote:
> > can we convert the channum field to an autoincrement field??
> > i think it is not necessarry for tuning or is it (for analog tv??)
> No that wouldn't be a good idea.
I think so too. But we should avoid conflicts either by incrementing the
channum (can create other conflicts) or appending an suffix.
> A lot of places the channel identity is related to the channum
> UK: 1 - bbc1, 2 - bbc2, 3 - itv, 4 - ch4, 5 - five
> Aus: 2 - abc, 7 - seven, 9 - nine, 10 - ten
GER: 1 - ARD, 2 - ZDF,,,
> It's mainly on cable or satellite where the channum has no
In Germany it's also DVB-T. Probably nobody thought of the service_id as
channel number but as a random number. Which is not bad, otherwise
there would be some sort of fight for lower numbers.
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