[mythtv] [mythtv-users] Program Data

Chiwda Lover chiwda at hotmail.com
Thu Oct 19 11:38:07 UTC 2006

I could not find anything in the archives (but I did not look very hard 
considering I would have had to download one file per month per mailing list 
- SHEEESH!!).  I looked on the Wiki, but a very sparse explanation is 

Anyway, I am now cross posting to the dev list because perhaps the question 
should have been posted there in the first place.

How do I actually get the EIT information?  Is there a utility that I can 
use?  If not, how do I go about writing one?  Ideally I would like to get 
this information and then push it into mythfilldatabase somehow.  I can 
write shell scripts and even a little C code - am I capable of doing what I 


>From: "Phill Edwards" <philledwards at gmail.com>
>Reply-To: Discussion about mythtv <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
>To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
>Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Program Data
>Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2006 09:29:44 +1000
> > I wonder if there is any program data in the stream I am getting into 
> > and if so, how can I capture it?  For what  have heard, all broadcasters
> > embed some data (close-captioned data for example) and many have program
> > data in it.
>If you're receiving DVB-Terrestrial broadcasts then there is usually
>some program guide data broadcast with it. Search the lists for EIT to
>get more help as I don't know how to use it. also, I think whether it
>will work for you or not depends on which country you're in.
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