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

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Tue Nov 1 23:50:20 UTC 2011

Zitat von Jan Schneider <jan at horde.org>:

> Zitat von Markus Schulz <msc at antzsystem.de>:
>> 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 never heard of that project before, so I guess this wiki page is the
> ultimate authority. And if there isn't any progress mentioned, there
> probably isn't any.
> And to make this work you would obviously need multiplex information
> for any cable or satellite provider covered by eu_epgdata. Sounds like
> a major effort.

And by coincidence I just stumbled across  
http://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/9417 which is trying to solve this  
problem (or at least improve it) on the MythTV level.


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