[mythtv] Scheduled recordings of programs from Internet HLS streams?

Robert Kulagowski rkulagow at gmail.com
Wed Jul 17 19:01:38 UTC 2013

On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 9:37 AM, Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> On 17 July 2013 22:34, Robert Kulagowski <rkulagow at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've checked the archives and didn't find anything, so:
>> Using jya's HLS file, it seems that HLS is currently only used for Live TV?
>> If a content provider is simulcasting, and there's a source of guide
>> data (Tribune) where the internet stream matches the feed that you can
>> get from a cable or satellite provider, is there anything that
>> prevents scheduled recordings from using a network recorder?
> none at all. For all the user is concerned, the HLS recorder (a
> sub-class of the IPTV/FREEBOX recorder), is identical to say a DVB or
> ATSC capture card.
> if you set schedule data via mythfilldatabase (I have a xmltv feed for
> Al Jazeera, and I wrote a NASA TV xmltv grabber, there's also a ABC24
> feed available via Shepherd); then you can make it behave exactly like
> any other recorders.
> even without data you can set manual recordings by providing the
> channel number and time start/stop
> ABC24, NasaTV and Al-Jazeera are matching local broadcast here..
>> I've added some fields to the JSON guide data service at Schedules
>> Direct that will allow for a stationID to specify a URL and to allow
>> users to add an "Internet" headend to a Schedules Direct account, but
>> haven't dug in deep enough to see if MythTV can take advantage of that
>> yet. Is the necessary "glue" already in place?
> in the m3u you provide to the IPTV "capture card" setup , you can
> specify already the xmltvid to assign to a particular channel during
> the channel scan in mythtv-setup
> you would still need to provide the valid m3u; or implement another
> mechanism to feed that data to a HLS channels definition...

I've looked at the RFC that specifies HLS
(http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-pantos-http-live-streaming-11) - in
the #EXTINF field, was there a reason that you chose "300" as the
"channel number" for your NasaTV feed and went up from there?

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