[mythtv-users] Using XMLTV and EIT (on a per-channel basis)

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 01:52:27 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 2:45 PM, Robert Eden <rmeden at yahoo.com> wrote:
> On 1/20/2010 9:59 AM, David Kubicek wrote:
>> I'd like to use my XMLTV grabber instead, after all it worked much better
>> when I had an analog setup. The problem is there are a few foreign/FTA
>> channels for which I don't have any XMLTV source. Right now, I have two
>> choices - broken labels and poor scheduler decisions for my favorite
>> channels, or no guide at all for my foreign/FTA channels. As you've probably
>> guessed, I don't like that. :)
> Is it possible to convert the EIT data to XMLTV format, do a XMLTV merge and
> then load myth?
> There is a tv_grab_it_dvb.  I'm not sure how easy it would be to modify for
> other sources.
> Just a thought...

yes it is, and possible to massage it into better data too.


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