[mythtv-users] feature request epg

Xavier Hervy maxpower44 at tiscali.fr
Sat Jul 10 05:13:10 EDT 2004

Johannes Niess wrote:
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> Am Donnerstag, 5. Februar 2004 07:34 schrieb Markus Amann:
>>is ist possible to implement the nxtvepg program into mythtv to get all the
>>epg data via the TV and fill it in the mythtv epg database it seems that
>>nxtvepg have no problems with the NOT RFC Compatible informations on german
>>tv stations ?
> Markus,
> you can run mythtv and nxtvepg at the same time. Just switch vbi use to off in 
> mythtv. I want to run "nxtvepg -daemon" in a start up script and have cron do 
> "nxtvepg -provider FF -dump xml file.xml && mythfilldatabase ...".
> But it needs a way to prevent nxtvepg from switching channels during a mythtv 
> recording. Nxtvepg can detect _some_ TV applications like xawtv and 
> xawdecode. There is sample code how to do that in the nxtvepg sources. That 
> would be a great feature for mythtv.
> Maybe we can misuse the various startup/shutdown hooks in mythtv to set 
> nxtvepg to passive mode during recording.
> Johannes Nieß

I would like to use nxtvepg too. have you find a way to prevent  nxtvepg 
from switching channel during a mythtv recording ?


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