[mythtv-users] [mythtv] tv.com perl script patch
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Mon Apr 17 01:23:17 UTC 2006
True, a negative match could use a fake channel.
On 4/16/06, David Asher <david.asher at caviumnetworks.com> wrote:
> The problem is the channel isn't always in the lineup... For example, I
> downloaded an episode of Monk I missed on my DirecTV TiVo, but I don't
> get USA on my mythbox.
> Steven Adeff wrote:
> > On 4/14/06, David Asher <david.asher at caviumnetworks.com> wrote:
> >> First off: thanks for sharing this script. I've been using it (v0.8)
> >> for a while.
> >> I noticed an interesting side effect of having a 0 chanid, however.
> >> MythWeb discards any programs with chanid == 0. So, the imported
> >> programs can't be seen (or deleted). Kind of annoying.
> >> I see two ways to fix this: 1. create a fake (non-zero) chanid in the
> >> channel table to give to imported videos, 2. have mythweb include the
> >> chanid == 0 programs (I wonder what the reason for this check is anyway).
> >> Both options seem like they could have nasty side-effects, though option
> >> 2 less wide-ranging.
> >> Overall I like the idea of a imported video "channel", but I suspect
> >> adding it to the channels table could wreak havoc on
> >> tuning/EPG/mythfilldatabase/etc. Anybody have any ideas/opinions on this?
> >> David.
> > one thing I thought of was parsing the Network name from tv.com and
> > having an option where the user could specify the channel by number or
> > callsign then have it find what channel it is from the database so the
> > actual channel in your lineup is entered instead.
> > --
> > Steve
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