[mythtv] Channel scanning/validation in trunk (feedback post r14355 )
janne-mythtv at grunau.be
Fri Aug 31 00:36:25 UTC 2007
On Friday 31 August 2007 01:28:16 Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-08-30 at 18:50 -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> > Oh, and on the wow side... Nice work on the scanner since the last
> > time I used it, Daniel. Looks good, gives good feedback, and is
> > easy to use. Once I did my scan, I used "Fetch channels from
> > listings source" and it matched up the xmltvid's automatically (and
> > even took care of subchannels where the broadcaster didn't
> > distinguish between callsigns). This was soooo much easier than
> > the last time I did a scan.
> When did you last do a channel scan?
The same question came to my mind.
> BTW Except for a recent DVB-S fix, the channel scanner in 0.20.2 is
> better than the one in trunk, I believe Janne and Jarod carefully
> back-ported just the fixes so 0.20.2 has the most solid channel
> scanner in MythTV yet.
It was not only fixes. Jarod had to backport some larger changesets to
get the necessary fixes. We did extensive testing and it seems to be
> If someone is using esoteric recorders like DBOX2
I'll get Michael Haas' dbox2 to fix the recorder which is afaik for more
than a year broken. So I doubt that anyone will test it in regard to
the datadirect changes.
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