[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #2695: Channel Scanner cleanup

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Wed Apr 18 22:22:18 UTC 2007

Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-04-16 at 20:26 +0200, Rudy Zijlstra wrote:
>> Will you also take into account DVB-C networks which are not fully DVB-C 
>> compliant, in that they use NIT-Other to signal different layouts, in 
>> stead of having a single NIT-Actual?
> Not directly, but changes should make it easier for someone
> in a DVB country to address these problems. I'm basically
> addressing similar broken channel info which we see in the US
> from some cable television providers.

Let's see if i can summarize the current list of non conformances.
Feel free to add any i've forgotten.

1. No NITa broadcast, only NITo, often multiple NITo's
2. No SDTa broadcast, only SDTo, often multiple
3. Broadcasting tables with NetID = 0, often multiple tables.

We've lost some of the functionality against what used to be
in the dtv_privatetypes table. Some of that's been reimplemented
with the eit fixup maps, but the same needs doing for other non


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