[mythtv-users] Alternatives to Supporting schedulesdirect.org

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 07:13:02 UTC 2007

On 08/08/07, Nick Rout <nick at rout.co.nz> wrote:

> I am struggling to see what code is needed. Myth can, at present, use ANY
> data in xmltv format. Seriously, u just download the data from ANY source
> that is set up, run mythfilldatabase and there you are. No coding needed,
> except a 3 line script into cron, something like:
> wget -quiet http://my.fee.com/data.xml.gz
> gunzip -f data.xml
> mythfilldatabase  --file -1 cardnumber data.xml

Just to point out that from r14123 of SVN trunk (0.20-fixes is
unchanged), the offset option (-1 above) to --file has been removed.
You must _always_ specify the sourceid, not the cardid.

The incantation for importing XMLTV data with current MFDB is now:

mythfilldatabase --file <sourceid> <xmlfile>


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