[mythtv] Mythweather Problems

Eric Bosch eric.bosch at comcast.net
Mon Aug 28 20:50:48 UTC 2006

I'll give Mythweather-revamp a try, if I can get it to compile/run with
normal CVS.  Does anyone have an idea on when this will get merged with
CVS for 2.0?  I'm guessing after the release.  Thanks...

Mike Mironov wrote:
> Eric Bosch wrote:
>> For the past few weeks I've observed a problem with Mythweather, in that
>> it seems to gather weather information incorrectly.  I can open the
>> mythweather plugin repeatedly, and it will bring in data that appears to
>> be old, and seems to get multiple different data.  Has something changed
>> on the weathersite in which this data is picked up?  I've got my
>> settings set to retrieve data for Kansas City, MO.  I can pull it up in
>> the daytime, and the forcast indicater shows stars, and incorrect
>> temperature, and I can repeat this, come up with a different
>> temperature.  Also, the forecast portion comes up sometimes 3-4 days
>> old, and sometimes 1 day old.  Is it location specific, or is something
>> else going on?  Any help, and best case a fix would be appreciated!
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> AFAIK, it can't be fixed. MythWeather get it's from 
> http://www.msnbc.com/m/chnk/d/weather_d_src.asp?acid=... URL (in my case 
>   full URL 
> http://www.msnbc.com/m/chnk/d/weather_d_src.asp?acid=RSXX0063). As I can 
> see this data randomly changed. I'll try get few and get data on 
> different days!!! Data format is hard coded in MythWeather and can't be 
> easy changed. Only one solution exists: try to use weather-revamp 
> branch. But it work only for USA as I know.
> -- Mike
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