[linux-dvb] bug in szap-utility

Michel Verbraak michel at verbraak.org
Tue Mar 6 20:14:16 CET 2007


Uwe Bugla schreef:
> Hi folks,
> as part of the Debain package dvb-utils 1.1.1-2 the szap utility has the following bug:
>
> 1. The start transponder file of Eutelsat Hotbird13.0E contains a "H" as description of the polarization.
>
> 2. Unfortunately this "H" is being interpreted as "V".
>
> 3. So if you try to produce a transponder list with the start transponder you are trapped as nothing works!
>
> To see the error yourself, try the following example in the console:
> szap -r -a0 -c trapz.txt -n1
>
> where trapz.txt looks like this:
> Hotbird-13.0E:12539:H:1:27500::::
>
>   
With which program did you create the trapz.txt file?
My scan or scandvb program creates only lower cases polarization 
characters (v or h).
I think the szap program only recognizes lowercase by design.

> In the console you will see the right frequency and the right symbol rate.
> But the polarization will be printed out as "V" (vertical) instead of "H" (horizontal).
>
> In other words: The bug is: szap cannot set equal the letter "h" with the letter "H"
>
> Regards
>
> Uwe
>
> P. S.: I solved the problem by a TCL-TK workaround, but it rather should be solved in the sourcecode,
> shouldn't it? So can someone reading this please fix that bug in the source code?
>
>   





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