[mythtv-users] Script to use Schedules Direct with legacy MythTV installations

marc.aronson at comcast.net marc.aronson at comcast.net
Fri Aug 24 10:12:17 UTC 2007

Josh, thanks for that context -- makes sense! 


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From: "Josh Mastronarde" <jmastron at gmail.com>
> On 8/23/07, Marc Aronson <marc.aronson at comcast.net> wrote:
> >
> > Thanks for creating this script -- I may use it on  0.19 implementation! I
> > do have a question: I notice that you are dropping the final 2 digits from
> > the series id, program id, etc., if they end in "00".  Based on other
> > threads I am reading, it looks like they added 2 digits to the end of both
> > of these fields, but based on your script, it looks like for the time
> > being
> > these extra digits are always "00". My conclusion is that this approach
> > will
> > work until they start actually using those extra digits for something
> > meaningful. Is that your understanding or is there a reason to believe
> > those
> > extra digits will never actually be used? Thanks!
> I'm not assuming they'll never be used, just that they won't be in the
> couple of weeks it'll take me to cut over to a new MythTV version
> :-)  Perhaps a good modification would be to flag if the new digits aren't
> 00 and email a warning to check it out.
> This was all about quick&dirty with the least touching of anything else
> (though I got carried away a bit with the next suggested time wait code).
> Josh

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