[mythtv-users] Ruby script for grabbing UK channel logos from LyngSat

James Le Cuirot chewi at aura-online.co.uk
Tue Oct 2 09:26:11 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2 Oct 2007 02:10:56 +0100
"Nick Morrott" <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 01/10/2007, James Le Cuirot <chewi at aura-online.co.uk> wrote:
> > No one interested? Shame.
> >
> > Just thought I'd add that if you use tv_grab_uk_rt as I do then
> > you'll have to remove the logo URLs from the channel_ids file like
> > so.
> >
> > sed -i "s/http:.*$//" channel_ids
> This will break grabbing channel icons for any user who also has
> analogue/FreeView/cable video sources which get their listings data
> from the uk_rt grabber.

I was assuming that they would only have satellite but fair enough.

> > Didn't realise until I ran mythfilldatabase today. Unfortunately,
> > tv_grab_uk_rt has no option to simply disable fetching the logos.
> tv_grab_uk_rt doesn't fetch the logos, it simply includes an icon
> element in the XML file with the location of an icon (if available)
> for each channel. mythfilldatabase (MFDB) is responsible for actually
> using this information to download the icons and add the information
> to the database, and this is where icon handling should be and is
> controlled. Using the --update option with MFDB stops both the
> downloading of icons and the adding of new channels found in the XMLTV
> data not present in the MythTV database.

Thanks for that. Using --update looks like the best way to do it.


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