[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #8707: EPG can fail if database contains \0
knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 17:21:56 UTC 2010
On 29 July 2010 14:03, MythTV <mythtv at cvs.mythtv.org> wrote:
> In my case, my database gets filled with '\0' when using EIT for
> Maybe the EIT scanner is actually the problem here?
Ideally, the listings grabber (in the case of XMLTV) or EIT processor
should check for and remove any special non-printing characters that
have no meaning in regular UTF-8/Latin-1 strings.
There's no reason why mythfilldatabase couldn't provide an extra layer
of verification/protection so that any bad characters are removed
before hitting the database when using grabbers that take advantage of
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