[mythtv-users] season and episode population from schedules direct json has been incomplete.

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Wed Jan 17 23:01:43 UTC 2024


On 17/01/2024 21:55, Jay Harbeston wrote:
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>> On Jan 17, 2024, at 4:38 PM, Tom Dexter <digitalaudiorock at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> On Sun, Jan 14, 2024 at 2:21 PM Jay Harbeston <jharbestonus at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>> Up to 2020, I used the sqlite version, and switched to the non-sqlite version … I think it maybe have been related to when HDHR was doing a ‘cable’ subsrciption thing in 2018 or so and then switched away in 2020.
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>>> Since my last email I have switched back to using the sqlite version and am getting good data now.
>>>
>>> Sounds Kinda like the non-sqlite version might be fading from use anyway, so now I am converted, and I have confirmed that the S/E data is populating correctly!
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>>> Thanks all for the assistance!
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>>> I did take a look at the perl program for non-sqlite.. and decided I would stay away from the dragons in it as I haven’t touched perl in at least 15 years! :-)
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>>> Regards!
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>> I've just recently started noticing the same missing seasons and
>> episodes. I've never used anything except for the non-sqlite version.
>>
>> I suppose I may have to change to that sqlite one. On the whole,
>> Schedules Direct seems to do a good job, but on occasion they do some
>> really questionable stuff. There was that bizarre thing they did some
>> time back where they apparently replaced their backend stuff with some
>> new python version, which totally broke a lot of stuff. They ended up
>> having to roll that back, and I've never heard anything about it
>> since. It all makes me wonder what they might have done here.
>>
>> Tom
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> It wasn’t hard to switch, as I didn’t have to change any of the channels except for changing the number of the source id in channels to the new number for the new sqlite grabber.
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> Alternatively, you will need to do as Gary suggested and do an issue request to the xmltv group for the problem.
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> I took the path of least resistance and switched to the sqlite version. :-)
> 
Why did you have to change the source id in channels? Surely all that was needed was to go to the 
source and change the grabber?

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Mike Perkins




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