[mythtv-users] MythIPTV Beta 2

Phill Edwards philledwards at gmail.com
Tue Feb 27 12:36:17 UTC 2007

> Oh, the problem here is that file isn't a video. It's a playlist
> containing other videos by the look of it. Download it with wget and
> check it out...

Aah - I didn't realise that .wmv files could be a sort of playlist.
You're right that the .wmv file contains the actual links to the video
file. So I dropped the tables again and re-ran it with the link to the
video from the .wmv fie to see what would happen but I still got an

[mythtv at elm mythnettv]$ ./mythnettv --log
None None
2007-02-27 23:29:52 Creating log table
2007-02-27 23:29:52 Creating settings table
2007-02-27 23:29:52 Creating programs table
2007-02-27 23:29:52 Creating subscriptions table
2007-02-27 23:29:52 Settings value chanid defaulted to 1034
2007-02-27 23:29:52 Settings value loglines defaulted to 1000
2007-02-27 23:30:35 Creating mythnettv_programs row with guid of
[mythtv at elm mythnettv]$ ./mythnettv --download 1
Downloading http://media3.abc.net.au/winlibrary/news/200702/20070226-opener-am2_16_9_bband.wmv?MSWMExt=.asf
Destination will be data/20070226-opener-am2_16_9_bband.wmv
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "./mythnettv", line 957, in ?
    DownloadAndImport(db, guid)
  File "./mythnettv", line 850, in DownloadAndImport
  File "./mythnettv", line 651, in Import
    duration = datetime.timedelta(seconds = video.Length())
  File "./mythnettv", line 52, in Length
    return float(self.values['ID_LENGTH'])
KeyError: 'ID_LENGTH'

There must be something about the link to that video that it doesn't
like, do you think? But if I put that link into Windows Media Player
it plays it fine.


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