[mythtv-users] Set CommFree via API

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Wed Jun 29 19:06:24 UTC 2022

On 31/05/2022 21:59, Andrew Wilkinson wrote:
> Hi,
> The documentation 
> (https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Channel_Service#UpdateDBChannel 
> <https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Channel_Service#UpdateDBChannel>) for the 
> UpdateDBChannel doesn't mention CommFree as a parameter you can set on a 
> channel. Is it possible to set this on a channel via the API?
> Thanks in advance,
> Andrew

Having taken a look through the source, there is no support in either
the API or the underlying ChannelUtil::UpdateChannel() function for
setting commfree status.

Can you please file an issue to track this at


Many thanks

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