[mythtv] [Q]: can someone point me to where myth "decides" if a stream is encrypted or not?

Emmanuel eallaud at gmail.com
Thu Jun 10 03:43:37 UTC 2010

Stuart Auchterlonie a écrit :
> On 06/06/2010 17:32, Emmanuel wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I actually want to do the following: there is one sat channel here which
>> is free that is no decryption is required whereas most channels are
>> encrypted. The problem is that this stream is flagged in the dvb tables
>> as encrypted and then myth tries, rightly so, to decrypt which does not
>> work. SO my question is where is the code where the stream is detected
>> as needing decryption and how can I permanently change that (I could
>> even write a patch with a button in the setup to ask for that if others
>> need that sort of broken tables work-around).
>> TIA
>> Bye
>> Manu
> It's highly likely that the broadcaster is marking the streams as
> encrypted when they aren't.
> It seems many of the equipment manufacturers didn't read the standards
> they were implementing, they merely glanced at them.
> It's not really a problem if you control both the broadcast and
> receiving end of the stream, you can do what ever you want.
> It's a royal pain in the butt for myth tho as it needs to work in
> multiple territories who all implemented the same standards in their
> own special way :)
What can I say, it is exactly what I am facing but I will try (when I 
get more time) to dig this a bit more.

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