[vdr] eepg plugin with UK freeview (not freesat!) EPG

Laz laz at club-burniston.co.uk
Sat Aug 27 11:46:03 CEST 2011


On Saturday 27 August 2011 01:18:31 Tony Houghton wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Aug 2011 20:42:38 +0100
> 
> Laz <laz at club-burniston.co.uk> wrote:
> > I thought it had been doing this scrambling when I tried it earlier
> > in the week but have now proved it to myself.
> > 
> > Time to start adding some more printfs...
> 
> The first byte of encoded strings should be 0x1f, followed by 1 or 2
> indicating which table should be used (one is optimised for titles, the
> other for descriptions). "Normal" strings either start with a printable
> character for the default character set or a code < 0x20 indicating the
> character set. I use eepg too, but I haven't noticed it scrambling
> anything (this is probably the first time I've looked at QVC's schedule
> though ;)).

Over the evening, it scrambled more and more channels!

:-s

Thanks for the pointer to 0x1f! Now I know where to look.

(I assume that eepg only decodes EPG that comes in "over the air" and doesn't 
touch any EPG alread stored.)

Laz



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