[mythtv-users] mythfilldatabase duplicating xmlid's on scte65scan imported channels

Andrew mythtv at heathsworld.com
Sun Dec 20 17:42:18 UTC 2009

Anybody know how mythfilldatabase works internally?

On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 10:22 AM, Myth User <mythtv at heathsworld.com> wrote:

> I have been trying to get my channels working in .22 for a couple months
> now.  Since the channel scanner broken and cannot distinguish sub-channels,
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/410531?search_string=channel%20scanner;#410531
> I have resorted to using scte65scan to pull a sql file together which looks
> pretty accurate except for missing a few channels I could add manually (See
> attached SQL file).  I imported the SQL file and the channels appear
> properly and seem to work fine when tuning.  Next step is to get guide data
> from SD.  Schedules direct is not willing to match my QAM channels numbers
> as I receive them through my cable provider so I have to manually match
> based off xmlid's.  If I edit 1 channel manually and add the xmlid, the next
> mythfilldatabase duplicates that id across several other channels.  For
> example if I edit channel 9-1 and add 52345 for the ID, the next
> mythfilldatabase attaches 52345 to my imported channel 90 as well.  90 is
> TBN but has the guide data for channel 9-1.
> Can anyone tell me how mythfilldatabase can change my channel xmlids?  And
> since schedules direct has failed to match my local cable QAM channels (very
> disappointing I might add), how can I manually pull the guide data.
> Thanks.
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