[mythtv-users] EPG language confusion

John Pullan john.pullan at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 21:55:11 UTC 2005

Have you tried the prefered languages setting ?

insert into settings (value, data) values ('PreferredLanguages', 'fin,eng'); 

On 28/06/05, Johan Heikkilä <johan.heikkila at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/28/05, Antti Boman <antti.boman at offpiste.fi> wrote:
> >
> > At least my problem is xmltv grabber related. "tv_grab_dvb" seems to get
> > the program info in both Swedish and Finnish, depending on the channel.
> > The order seems to be random, and whichever language comes the last
> > writes over the title and description.
> >
> > I solved the problem by (not asking anyone and) making my own PHP script
> > that chooses Finnish whenever there's a title or a description in
> > Finnish. The script also tries to categorize movies as movies. The scrip
> > is in PHP just because I've concentrated less on Perl lately.
> >
> > In case you're interested, I can send it to you, along with a short
> > installation instructions.
> >
> > -agb
> >
> Thanks for the offer, but I stopped using xmltv grabber a long time
> ago. I am quite happy otherwise with the on-the-air EPG.
> I'm still not sure if I understand how this works. At least the OTA
> EPG seems to not update older data, so maybe when new data is fetched
> and a channel happens to provide the other language the languages get
> mixed up. But I'm not sure...
> Johan
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