[linux-dvb] bug in szap-utility

Uwe Bugla uwe.bugla at gmx.de
Fri Mar 9 13:46:35 CET 2007


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Datum: Tue, 06 Mar 2007 20:14:16 +0100
Von: Michel Verbraak <michel at verbraak.org>
An: linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
CC: 
Betreff: Re: [linux-dvb] bug in szap-utility

> 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?
Salut Michel,
with a program called "pere" which is a new revolutionary development as it scans a lot of more accurate as "scan" or "dvbscan" ever did!
But please ignore that and see the szap bug instead. The error only happens with "H", not with "V", OK?
> 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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Regards
Uwe

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