[mythtv-users] guide updates (zap2it)

Ali Asad Lotia ali.asad.lotia at gmail.com
Tue Aug 30 17:21:30 UTC 2005


Thanks for informing me on this matter. I certainly don't want the
free service to go away nor do I want to be a nuisance to zap2it.
--
ali

On 8/29/05, Fred Squires <fsquires at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/27/05, Jesse D. Guardiani <jesse at wingnet.net> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Does zap2it just get the guide info wrong sometimes?
> > Or does MythTV fail to update the database if programming
> > changes after it has already been committed to the
> > database?
> >
> > I ask because my guide claimed that a bunch of Avatar
> > shows would be on today, but the time slot ended up
> > being filled by Sponge Bob instead. :) I was really
> > bummed out.
> >
> > Zap2it's fault? Myth's fault? Or Dish Network's fault?
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> >
> > --
> > Jesse Guardiani
> > Programmer/Sys Admin
> > jesse at wingnet.net
> >
> 
> The problem you're running into is because mythfilldatabase
> automatically gets today's schedule tomorrow's schedule and then any
> days that haven't been downloaded completely (basically 2 weeks from
> now).  Any schedule changes won't be picked up until the day before
> they're recorded.  You can tell mythfilldatabase to update all the
> days with a command line option but then you'll have to set it up as a
> cron job and put quite a bit more stress on the data direct servers.
> Fred
> 
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