[mythtv-users] dct2000serial script too slow

Ian Forde ian at duckland.org
Mon Sep 17 22:21:00 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-09-17 at 10:02 -0700, David Brodbeck wrote:
> It seems to be a lot more sophisticated than the dct2000serial Python  
> script -- it actually verifies the current channel number, makes the  
> change if necessary, then verifies that the change worked.  It's only  
> been in place for a couple of days at this point, but it's been quite  
> reliable.  It's also written in C instead of Python, which may  
> explain the hugely improved speed.

Yep - the Python script is pretty much deprecated and meant as a
next-to-last resort.[1]  You're better off using the C program.


[1] - Last resort being having to use an IR blaster... ;)

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