[linux-dvb] bug in szap-utility
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:
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"
> 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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