[linux-dvb] DVB file formats

Manu Abraham manu at kromtek.com
Thu Jun 16 14:41:08 CEST 2005


Felix Domke wrote:
>>>At least, there is actually a TS where all channels (with different
>>>sid) point to the same PMT.
>>Strictly speaking service ID is unique within a transponder.. But there
>>could be cases of violation too..
>>But in this case, how do you proceed ? based upon program number ?
> Having multiple services with different SIDs and same PMT-PIDs is not a
> problem at all.
> 
> The PMT has the sid (or "program number") in their "table id extension"
> field, so you should filter for it (in any case). Then you get the
> correct PMT. It's even allowed in the standard, i think (though i have
> no quote to proove it at the moment)

No, i am doing that at present, filter by service_id and table_id_ext..
Needed to know whether it could go wrong in the cases when service_id is 
junk as was discussed previously..


Manu




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