[vlc-devel] [PATCH] DVB-S scanning support
david at 2of1.org
Mon Aug 2 15:20:09 CEST 2010
2010/8/2 Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>
> VLC should be able to 'play' a whole transponder though, i.e. convert it
> into a channel list, similar to the file-system directory plugin.
> Only one transponder at a time would be scanned; I don't know if this is
> good or bad.
Yes that works - and places the programs into a very cryptic 'Programs' menu
for one to search for.
Then if one wants to watch a channel on another transponder one has to guess
which of the 100 transponders it is (there is no way of knowing before),
'Play' that, go find the 'Programs' menu and click on the service. :)
The searching and persistence of channels is the only way forward imho (and
it's how it's done in every other useful dvb player out there that I'm aware
of - including STBs).
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