[mythtv-users] Radio Times UK XMLTV Data Is Back - 14 days!!!

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Thu Jan 3 19:06:37 UTC 2008

Nick Morrott wrote:
> On 03/01/2008, Mike Perkins <mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk> wrote:
>> Incidentally, there's a new, up-to-date channel_ids file available from the
>> xmltv people with the latest Freeview channels on. Sorry no url to offer, I
>> googled for it last night and downloaded a file dated 2008/01/02, so it should
>> be up-to-date!
> I've been keeping the uk_rt channel_ids file up-to-date for the last
> 2+ years. The key change in XMLTV recently (it's worth upgrading to
> 0.5.50) is the fact that the channel_ids file is now hosted online at
> xmltv.org, so that any updates can be made available without requiring
> a user to update their version of XMLTV or get the channel_ids file
> manually.
It's that old "when you get Mythtv working, walk away quietly and *leave it 
alone*" mentality, I'm afraid.

(goes away to check xmltv version)

Mike Perkins

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