[mythtv-users] How does MythTV process EPG data from standard XML fromat?

Joe Votour joevph at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 13 14:22:05 EST 2005


MythTV accepts two XML formats - that which is
presented by DataDirect (in North America), and that
which the XMLTV grabbers return (the rest of the
world).  They have different structures, so they are
parsed differently.

I couldn't even really begin to explain how it works
(though I have gone through this code for a patch I
submitted a couple of weeks ago).  I would advise that
you look at the file filldata.cpp in
programs/mythfilldatabase.  I don't remember if
anything in libmythtv also integrates with the
non-DataDirect sources or not.

-- Joe

--- YanJun Lu <mythtv_sybaselu at yahoo.com.cn> wrote:

>  Hi team
>       It is well know that EPG data is written by
> XML format . so MythTV must grab a certain format
> data from XML format and would fill channel or
> program of mythconverg database, for instance, such
> chanid, channum, freqid, sourceid ... 
>  field in    channel.how to fill this data field
> with MythTV?
>  thanks and cheers
>  
> 
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