[mythtv-users] [mythtv] Updating two datasources with a single xmltv file

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Thu Dec 14 18:55:57 UTC 2006

On 14/12/06, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-12-13 at 23:39 +0000, Nick Morrott wrote:
> > > On 13/12/06, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > > I'm not going to tell you how on the MythTV _development_
> > > > mailing list though.
> >
> > Daniel,
> >
> > I just checked out mythfilldatabase in SVN and none of the runtime
> > options are described as able to do this for XMLTV data
> > ('--remove-new-channels' is clearly for DataDirect customers only).
> >
> > Please could you let those non-US users know the correct incantation is?
> "--update" should work for XMLTV data.


A secondary question if I may, having recently migrated to using the
native EIT listings data in place of running tv_grab_dvb and MFDB

When using tv_grab_dvb, I configured it to pull listings data for the
UK DVB radio channels that the XMLTV uk_rt grabber does not provide. I
could then use this data to provide listings data on the sources (in
my case, DVB *and* digital cable) that carry radio channels.

I am currently receiving EIT listings on my EIT enabled DVB video
source, but I want to know if it possible to also apply this data
against the channels on any non-DVB sources I have? Is it the case of
enabling useeit for the cable video source and useonairguide for those
radio channels? I am worried that the EIT data can only be applied
against a video source that is attached to an EIT-capable card.

Also, are there any plans to limit the number of cards that are tied
up when the EIT scanner is in operation, or when the scanner runs? I
have 3 DVB cards (set for on-demand) which seem to be permanently tied
up with the scanner.

Thanks again,

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