[vdr] SVDRP Port

Christian Wieninger cwieninger at gmx.de
Thu Mar 4 13:02:48 CET 2010


epgsearch uses SVDRP for timer programming. Although the port can be 
configured in epgsearch's setup a change of the default port would 
probably cause some support.
Plugins can not read vdr's SVDRP port til now, so it would be great to 
have any function for this and a change of the default would do no harm.


Christian Tramnitz schrieb:
> The current SVDRP Port 2001 is being used for several years now, but 
> unfortunately it has never been registered with IANA.
> As such it does not show up in /etc/services and there is no name 
> resolution for it, i.e. when starting a tcpdump.
> While this is not a major issue I'd prefer to register an "official" 
> port with IANA to avoid port conflicts in the future.
> I already checked with them, but port 2001 is already registered to 
> another service, so doing this we would get a new port number. Since 
> this is freely configurable in vdr (and most plugins/extensions that 
> rely on it) I do not see an issue with that.
> Any comments/ objections?
> Best regards,
>    Christian
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