[mythtv-users] Mythfilldatabase adds an incorrect XMLTVID

Gabe Rubin gaberubin at gmail.com
Fri Dec 3 18:32:18 UTC 2010

On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 9:55 PM, Robert Eden <rmeden at yahoo.com> wrote:
> On 12/2/2010 6:15 PM, Gabe Rubin wrote:
>> Hi list,
>> Whenever I run mythfilldatabse, it adds the channel The Movie Channel
>> HD (Pacific) with an XMLTVID of 50600 for channels 179 and 357.  Both
>> of these channels are listed in my schedules direct lineup as The
>> Movie Channel HD with an XMLTVID of 35329.  Indeed, there is no
>> channel in my schedules direct lineup with an XMLTVID of 50600.  So,
>> my database has two different XMLTVIDs for channels 179 and 357 (50600
>> and 35329).
>> When I try to delete the channels with the incorrect id, it gets
>> repopulated when I reun mythfilldatabase.  I can make the channels not
>> visible; however, I am trying to figure out how they keep popping back
>> in there.  When I have failed to do this in the past, I get inaccurate
>> guide data for those channels, which causes incorrect recordings.  I
>> am not 100% sure that the problem of incorrect recordings is solved
>> even when I make the channels not visible because I get recordings
>> that don't match with I expected (or what myth tells me they are) from
>> these channels, but I can't confirm after the fact what was expected
>> to be aired (i.e., it could also be incorrect guide data and not an
>> issue with incorrect XMLTVID).
>> I would like to fix this problem.  Any ideas?  Should I contact the SD
>> people?
> View raw listing data at http://schedulesdirect.org/getdata  and search for
> "35329"  that may provide a clue.
> BTW, it's XMLID not XMLTVID... XMLTV has nothing to do with it. :)
> Robert
> Schedules Direct

This is what I get (btw, I believe that 50600 is the incorrect XMLID,
and channels 179 and 357 are identical on my cable lineup)

<station id='50600'>
<name>The Movie Channel HD (Pacific)</name>

<map station='50600' channel='179' from='2010-02-18'/>

<map station='50600' channel='357' from='2006-06-16'/>

<schedule program='MV002610740000' station='50600'
time='2010-12-03T17:35:00Z' duration='PT01H55M' stereo='true'
hdtv='true' closeCaptioned='true'/>


<station id='35329'>
<name>The Movie Channel HD</name>


<map station='35329' channel='179' from='2010-08-13'/>


<map station='35329' channel='357' from='2010-08-13'/>


<schedule program='MV002515650000' station='35329'
time='2010-12-03T18:05:00Z' duration='PT01H55M' stereo='true'
hdtv='true' closeCaptioned='true'/>

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