[mythtv-users] Using tv_grab_combiner with mythfilldatabase

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Sun Sep 23 05:10:59 UTC 2007

On 9/22/07, Niklas Brunlid <prefect47 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/12/07, Bill Williamson <bill at bbqninja.com> wrote:
> > On 9/12/07, Niklas Brunlid <prefect47 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Does mythfilldatabase verify that there is guida data on a per-channel
> basis, or is it simply a flag that says "I have data for date X, no need to
> refresh"?
> >
> >
> >
> > It verifies per channel.  We get up to 14 days with some channels, and
> only 4-7 (depending on day of the week) for others here in Australia and it
> works just fine.  I can go for ages in the program guide for the ABC but
> other stations just show blank until it updates them later.
> >
> FYI, after looking at the code, it doesn't verify per channel (see
> fillData() function in mythfilldatabase). Are you sure that the channels you
> get with shorter data aren't just refreshing todays and tomorrows data?
> I'm assuming you use tv_grab_combiner, and that it isn't your grabber than
> handles this for you, or that you have multiple sources using different
> grabbers. :)

I use shepherd, and before that used the oztivo grabber.  Both exhibit
the behavior I describe, but I agree that it could easily be the
grabber doing the work.

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