[mythtv-users] Radio stream database update

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Sun Oct 22 11:34:23 UTC 2017

On 22/10/17 11:57, Paul Harrison wrote:
> On 16/10/17 11:04, John Pilkington wrote:
>> Paul:  This looks as if it's a splendid resource, but I find it 
>> difficult to get into using it.  At present, on this box, master head, 
>> mine starts from a url that appears to be dead; I see big red warning 
>> crosses that can only be stopped by killing the frontend and I see no 
>> obvious way of dropping that url and entering another.  Another box 
>> works but the search window really expects me to know what is available.
> This is now fixed. It will now stop on the first error.

Yes, I noticed the commit.  Thanks.
> For future reference you could have just gone to Music Settings->Player 
> Settings and set Resume mode (Radio) to Off.
>> I can get some idea of what that is by direct access to the DB:
>> MariaDB [mythconverg]> select channel, description from music_streams 
>> limit 100 ;
>> - without the limit I get 12492 rows.

I've just hit 'Search for stream' and still see 12492 matches.  I'll try 
it on another box.  Perhaps I have metadata downloads turned off 
somewhere.  And the Trac server is still down.
> Strange there should be just over 34K rows in there?
>> Is there somewhere else that gives a better overview - not necessarily 
>> within Myth?
> There's only the upstream DB we are using at radiosure.com/stations/ 
> (can't check right now seems off line) but I think our search screen is 
> better since you can filter the list by broadcaster, genre, country, 
> language etc as well as a partial search on the channel name. We also 
> have broadcaster and some logs that they don't use at all.

OK.  I found the search screen later, after losing the Red Crosses.
> Our raw XML file we generate also contains a status (working/not 
> working) and last test date that the upstreams DB also does not have. We 
> don't actually use that info in MythMusic and since the plugins are on 
> death row and development has stopped on them I don't see that changing.

Hmm. News to me. I'm not creating DVDs as often as I did but still do so 

> Paul H.

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