[mythtv-users] Guidance for phase 9

Tom Dexter digitalaudiorock at gmail.com
Thu Aug 15 20:07:15 UTC 2019

On 8/15/19, Douglas Paul <doug at bogon.ca> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 02:52:39PM -0400, Tom Dexter wrote:
>> Note that the validation that script does against the frequencies (see
>> the get_us_atsc_frequencies function) was originally based on a file
>> on my backend at the path
>> /usr/share/dvb/atsc/us-ATSC-center-frequencies-8VSB.
>> I'm a bit at my wits end on that however, as I no longer have that
>> file. I'm running Gentoo, and I *think* that file was part of the
>> media-tv/linuxtv-dvb-apps package...at least I think so. That got
>> upgraded in March too...possibly the new version doesn't have that(?).
>> Wow does that throw me off. Does anyone have any idea what usually
>> provides that file?
> I used that file frequently before too ... and on my Gentoo systems it
> is gone now as well.
> There is a note in a README for scan-dvb of the new place to get those
> files:
> git clone http://linuxtv.org/git/dtv-scan-tables.git
> Looks like the format of the file has changed somewhat to what used to
> be there.
> Looks like this change was committed in dvb-apps in Dec 2013 ... so it's
> been a while :) Not sure when the newer version went stable in Gentoo.
> --
> Douglas Paul
Ahhh...yea, that explains it. It appears that in March they went
stable from media-tv/linuxtv-dvb-apps- to
media-tv/linuxtv-dvb-apps- which includes that 2013
change. Thanks!


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