[mythtv-users] epgdata.com and map channels (sid/nid/tid) to xmltvid

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Tue Nov 1 22:56:30 UTC 2011

On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 2:41 AM, Markus Schulz <msc at antzsystem.de> wrote:
> hello,
> i want to switch from EIT-EPG data to the commercial service from
> epgdata.com (xmltv-grabber tv_grab_eu_epgdata).
> But to use a xmltv-grabber i need to add the korrekt xmltvids to all my
> channels.
> I've found some old discussion regarding a automatic conversion from the
> serviceid+networkid+transportid to the corresponding xmltvid
> (@rfc2838id).
> I've found a sample xml
> (http://www.bucksch.org/1/projects/various/xmltv/lineup.de.xml) and a
> proposal from Ben Bucksch
> http://wiki.xmltv.org/index.php/LineupProposal2.
> Are there any progress on this topic?
> Or more complete xml files in the above format? (then i can use my xslt
> script to transform the sample xml to update-sql-statements.)

I (NZ Freeview) usually just fix this up in mythweb, but if you have
more than, say, 20 channels, it would be a right PITA.

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