[mythtv-users] scte65scan and Schedules Direct XMLID's

Jeff Thurston jthurston at skyline-ats.com
Tue Jun 16 15:40:52 UTC 2009

On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 12:22 PM, Matt Beadon <matt.beadon at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 11:54 AM, Steve Lawrence <
> steve.lawrence at comcast.net> wrote:
>> I just recently fiddled around with the scte65scan (
>> http://scte65scan.sourceforge.net/ )
>> and got it working with my hdhomerun - ./scte65scan -H FFFFFFFF -f 3 -p
>> us-Cable-Standard-center-frequencies-QAM256 > vct.sql
>> Looking in that sql command set though, I figure its removing all my
>> currently channels, adding in the ones it's found - with callsigns and
>> channel numbers (fabulous!). This is great and saves me hours of work I was
>> doing previously, what with manually tuning to a channel, figuring out what
>> it is and then manually checking Schedules Direct for its callsign, XMLID
>> and manually editing the channel info.
>> And there lies my rub : If I'm correct - this script is going to wipe out
>> all my XMLID info for the channels I've manually created, correct?
> correct
> And this script has no way of putting them back,
> As it says in the docs for scte65scan you could restore from your backup DB
> that you created before importing to the vct.sql
>> so I have to re-manually-enter the XMLID for my guide data?
> No, mythifilldatabase will do this assuming your lineup is setup
> correctly.  Note that many people have been tricked into thinking that it
> didn't add the XMLIDs because the default mythfilldatabase will only make
> the changes to tomorrow's listings IIRC.  Patience and/or the right
> mythfilldatabase command will sort this out.

I believe you probably want;

mythfilldatabase --refresh-today
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