[mythtv] [PATCH] DataDirect service -- updated to match CVS xmltv tv_grab_na_dd

Robert Kulagowski bob at smalltime.com
Thu Apr 1 20:49:03 EST 2004

> The problem, though, is that the datadirect service requires HTTP 
> authentication, which isn't really simple to implement in QT.  It could be 
> done, mind you, but it requires catching the initial error message,  
> detecting the required authentication realm, calculating an MD5 digest, etc.

Right; wget supports this too.  If you looked at the diff you'll see 
that when Isaac implemented the grabber he used wget to do the heavy 
lifting.  Why not do the same and focus the development on the data 
import portion?

Anyway, just wanted to send along a pointer for ideas and all.

More information about the mythtv-dev mailing list