[linux-dvb] [PATCH] Uniquely identify unknown services

Michael Krufky mkrufky at m1k.net
Thu Aug 18 04:38:52 CEST 2005

David Engel wrote:
> Here's a very simple patch to scan that I've found useful while
> playing around with my new Fusion HDTV card.  If scan detects a
> service that can't be named, it generates one based on the service_id.
> This can leas to duplicate names in the resulting channels file if
> unnamed services are found on different frequencies with the same
> service_id.  This patch remedies the problem by prefixing each
> generated name with a unique number.
> David

I think that's a cool idea, but I don't think everybody is going to want 
that enabled by default.  Could you make a command line argument that 
would enable this behavior, and leave it disabled by default?

Michael Krufky

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