[mythtv] mythfilldatabase problems

Curtis Stanford curtis at stanfordcomputing.com
Mon Sep 1 22:28:16 EDT 2003

Yes, it's a known bug in XMLTV. Have a look on their mailing list. They're 
working on it. It only seems to happen on providers with lots of channels 
like DirecTV.

On September 1, 2003 09:20 pm, David A. Mason wrote:
> I noticed after a couple of recentish CVS builds that I am getting these
> errors for each day in mythfilldatabase:
> Parameterless "use IO" deprecated at
> /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.1/XML/Writer.pm line 16
> using config file /root/.mythtv/Dish.xmltv
> checking provider information for postal/zip code 93940, be patient..
> double checking channel information, be patient..
> Can't call method "summarize" on an undefined value at
> /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.1/XMLTV/ZapListings.pm line 1025.
> ------------------ End of XMLTV output ------------------
> Error in 1:1: unexpected end of file
> Failed to fetch some program info
> I am using the xmltv-0.5.17-1thac RPM with last night's CVS.
> Anybody else encountering these particular errors?

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