[mythtv-users] Re: Most reliable path to a working MythTV system?

stan stanb at panix.com
Sun Jan 4 00:39:51 EST 2004

On Sat, Jan 03, 2004 at 07:57:07PM -0500, Eric Thirolle wrote:
> Sounds right. As you say, before going thru the setup, Ctrl-Alt-F1 to open
> up a console, log in as root, make the edits to ZapListing.pm, and save.
> Ctrl-Alt-F6 to return to X and continue with the setup. Instead of pasting
> over those lines, try manually making the changes. My previous email
> introduced line breaks that should not be there. Take a look at the original
> note at the following URL (sorry, I posted an incomplete URL before):
> http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_id=3489914&forum_id=33147
>  There are small changes to two of the lines (the ones that begin with an
> exclamation point). So, on line 878, change
> <OPTION value="(\d+)">
> to
> <OPTION value="(\d+)"\s*>
> and on line 881, change
> $p->{description}=$2;
> to
> $p->{description}=massageText($2);
> Hope that is clear, and sorry for the confusion. This did work for me. If
> this does not work for you, you may be stuck with the 'apt-get update,
> apt-get install xmltv' business.
Thanks, I got it working, at least well enough to convince me I wnat to get
a faster machie for this!

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