[mythtv-users] tv_grab_au

Mary Wright MWright at taz-devil.dyndns.org
Wed Aug 3 05:59:06 UTC 2005


 can someone up the new working script or a link ... I am having some real 
problems mod'ng it .I am no programming guru so I am not sure how/what to 
change or if I have the same script you guys are using :) 

many thanx :) 


-----Original Message-----
From: David Collett <david.collett at gmail.com>
To: Matthew Phillips <mythtv at mattp.name>
Cc: Discussion about mythtv <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2005 22:31:54 +1000
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] tv_grab_au script from this list. Anyone 
elsehadproblems today?

> > My solution ended up being minus the "$link =~ s/&.+//g; #&" and the
> > last two "$pid =~ s/(\d*).*/$1/;" lines. Am I missing something?
> Nah, dont think so. The point was that the pid ends with either an '&'
> or a ' '. However you split it up it doesnt really matter as long as
> you end up with the raw number in the end. I'm not even sure all the
> lines in my patch are necessary, I wrote them one at a time until it
> worked, and didnt bother to check over it afterwards :)
> I think the script could be made much more resilient to small changes
> like this. I mean, the variable name didn't even change, so if the
> parser tokenised stuff in a smarter (html aware) way in the first
> place this would not have broken at all. (though the closeup => cu
> thing would still have killed it).
> It would have been easier to fix if it was better documented  and/or
> written in a real language like python :)
> Dave
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