[mythtv] Channel scanning/validation in trunk (feedback post r14355)

Willy Boyd willyboyd at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 16:15:00 UTC 2007


On 8/31/07, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> Again I'm not asking for any special testing of the scanner. In trunk
> the HDHomeRun scanner is much smarter about detecting encrypted channels
> than it used to be, but there is a bug where the wrong tuning
> information is sometimes used, usually from the transport immediately
> before or after the correct one in the scan. I think Jarod might have
> backported the fix that let MythTV detect transports which looked
> encrypted on first glance, but upon further inspection revealed that
> the A/V streams were not actually encrypted. I remember feeling really
> nervous when I noticed commits along that line in 0.20-fixes, but as I
> said before the 0.20.2 & 0.20-fixes channel scanner is the best yet
> in any MythTV release.

My mistake; sorry about that.  I was confusing channel "scanner" with
"validation".
I'll clearly have some reading up to do :)  I'm hopeful that I did
indeed experience the tuning bug before, because maybe some of these
extra non-tuning channels will turn out to be available afterall.


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