[mythtv-users] tv_grab_au 1.39 timezones

Michael Smith myth at immir.com
Fri Aug 19 12:46:25 UTC 2005

> This is necessary for me for Imparja, which has guide data with a  
> timezone of +0930 instead of my usual timezone of +1000.
> What I do at the moment is simply wedge in an if statement that checks  
> for Imparja's xmltvid when tv_grab_au is dumping the data out, and  
> manually forcing the timezone to 0930. This is obviously a bit of a  
> kludge - it'd be nice if this could be set per-channel in the config  
> file. Does anyone else need this or am I just the special case here?

Good question; I'm happy to adapt the code to allow workarounds for people  
if this is unusual, or think a bit more carefully and implement something  
significant if this is a typical problem.


> Unfortunately, perl looks like monkey-typed-gibberish to me ( it took me  
> 15 minutes to do a simple text comparision, fercryingoutloud ) so  
> wholesale mods by me are out of the question.

What's going on here? Is everyone a python-a-holic and, therefore, a  
perl-a-phobe as a consequence? :-)


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