[mythtv] Status of Schedules Direct SD-JSON grabbers
mike.bibbings at gmail.com
Sun Jul 17 15:36:03 UTC 2016
On 17/07/16 15:40, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> On Fri, 2016-07-15 at 15:00 -0400, R. G. Newbury wrote:
>> # this is the actual invocation
> Is this the one that goes in the back-door and directly modifies the
> MythTV tables, against the advice of the MythTV developers?
> Isn't XMLTV the front-door and supported way of doing this?
> Is anyone using a/the XMLTV grabber for the SD JSON data?
> I'd like to hear your experiences.
> Is SD-JSON the default in 0.28 by any chance?
I am using the tv_grab_sd_json (as of writing version 1.21, 2016/07/15
01:26:44 ). It comes as part of the xmltv package (not mythtv) so you
might need to install or build it from source depending on your
I have done both with no issues. If you are running mythbuntu it is easy
just install from the ppa see
It is the one used by mythfilldatabase and works with my 0.28 and
It works well for me here in the UK for both DVB-T/T2 (Freeview) and
No real issues, apart from initial setup of the xmltvid's in mythtv
database which is still painful.
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