[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #1866: DVB Scanning - Remaining Issues

Rudy Zijlstra mythtv at grumpydevil.homelinux.org
Mon May 21 22:30:24 UTC 2007

Stuart Auchterlonie wrote:
> Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
>> On Sat, 2007-05-19 at 15:13 +0000, MythTV wrote:
>>> #1866: DVB Scanning - Remaining Issues
>>> Comment(by rudy at grumpydevil.homelinux.org):
>>>  Will you also take into account the following situation?
>>>  - DVB-C
>> <snip>
>> If you are asking about the scanning branch, then no. I'm
>> only trying to break up the channel scanning and the channel
>> insertion at the moment. This will allow me to resolve a
>> lot of the outstanding channel scanning tickets. But DVB-C
>> is not something I'll be working on, other than trying not
>> to break existing functionality. After addressing the current
>> tickets I may make some improvements to DVB-S scanning, but
>> it sounds like your cable provider breaks the DVB standards
>> pretty badly and it isn't clear to me how exactly you would
>> detect this condition and resolve it.
>> FYI Stuart A. may have a fix in mind for your situation that
>> I'm not aware of. This issue has been discussed before.
> Essentially we need to reimplement stuff that was previously
> switched via the dtv_privatetypes. We carried across all the
> EIT fixups, but the other things that were specified in there
> all relate to non-conformances of various providers to the DVB
> spec.
> I'm expecting that we will have to implement switching in the
> same sort of way that we've done the EIT fixup, keyed primarily
> on the netid found in the broadcast stream.
> That's what i was trying to encapsulate when putting together
> a list of current non conformances that are "in the wild"
> Stuart
If you need info from the network, tell me what to capture and i'll put 
it on FTP.



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