[mythtv-users] icons

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Wed Jan 13 14:44:16 UTC 2021

On 13/01/2021 11:56, James Linder wrote:
>> On 13 Jan 2021, at 7:33 pm, Stuart Auchterlonie <stuarta at squashedfrog.net> wrote:
>> On 13/01/2021 10:08, Vincent McIntyre wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jan 13, 2021 at 09:23:24AM +0000, Stuart Auchterlonie wrote:
>>>> Probably there are no icons for your channels on our
>>>> source (lyngsat). Have a look there and see if they
>>>> are or not.
>>>> AU icon data used to come from the sheppard grabber
>>>> iir0c....
>>>> I also have a todo item to add support for the picons
>>>> data source for icons.
>>> lyngsat now prevent downloading of icons, as I understand it.
>>> The shepherd list had a discussion of this early last year I think.
>> They definitely did for a while, but the last time i'd checked
>> it was back again.
>> What isn't clear from the original post, by "doesn't work"
>> is it meant that no results are returned from the icon search
>> service?
> I hate it when people say 'something is wrong and it does not work. Please help' So utter apologies for doing likewise.
> I mean I did an icon download, some icons were downloaded (I can tell by date stamp) but when the process completes no visual indication changes.
> I posted a list of .mythtv/channels that show the icons are present.
> I posted a db dump showing icons allocated to a chanid.
> mythweb, mythtv server and mythtv-setup->channel edit do not show icon (but do show chan number and description ie
> +-----+
> |  2  |
> |(ABC)|
> +-----+
> Since I once did exactly this and it did work, what do I now beed to do to display icons.

Check that the "icons" downloaded are actually icons.
If lyngsat have put back their anti linking protection,
then the file will actually contain an html error page,
rather than png, jpeg etc.

You can manually download the same image from lyngsat and
stick it in the right place if this is the case.


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