[mythtv-users] Schedules Direct JSON service changes 2022-05-20

Bill Meek keemllib at gmail.com
Sun May 22 17:31:26 UTC 2022


On 5/22/22 12:25, Tom Dexter wrote:
> On Sun, May 22, 2022 at 1:06 PM Tom Dexter <digitalaudiorock at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Sun, May 22, 2022 at 12:18 PM Tom Dexter <digitalaudiorock at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> Personally I have no idea what to do at this point. I'm not even going
>>> to apply the patch for now because I don't want to totally scramble
>>> the schedule I have. It sounds like switching to the sqlite grabber
>>> may be the way to go, but when I revisited that on the MythTV XMLTV
>>> wiki I remembered why I didn't go with that in the first place. It
>>> seems like a total nightmare to set up.
>>>
>> Assuming I decide to switch to the sqlite grabber, two quick questions
>> for anyone who's using it:
>>
>> When it prompts for which channels to enable, does it show the xmltvid
>> for the channel in that information?
>>
>> More importantly, does the sqlite grabber associate the channels in
>> the MythTV database based on their xmltvid fields as the zz_sdjson
>> does?
>>
>> Thanks in advance!
>> Tom
> 
> AS to my second question, I see this on the MythTV XMLTV wiki:
> 
> "When you switch, the xmltvid's for the existing channels will change.
> Using this grabber the xmltvid has the format
> I11460.json.schedulesdirect.org. Using DD the xmltvid's are a numeric
> value."
> 
> Does anyone know if the numeric portion of that xmltvid is by some
> chance the same number as the old numeric ID? I have my zz_sdjson
> grabber configured to use mythtv format for channel-id-format so
> currently all my channels have the numeric format.

Mine were the same.

-- 
Bill


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