[mythtv-users] xmltv time zone problem
benefici at fastmail.fm
Fri Feb 10 09:20:26 UTC 2006
You also need to set the "time offset for xmltv listings" to "auto" in
mythtv-setup. In the xml file I only changed UTC to +0000 and CET to +0100
and it works now, but I'm going to check it again.
On Friday 10 February 2006 10:08, Nick Rosier wrote:
> I've changed UTC to +0000 but the dates are still offset by 1h. The
> local grabbings (jxmltv) have +0100, the grabbings from tv_grab_uk_rt
> now have +0000. I cat them into 1 file with tv_cat and import with
> mythfilldatabase but no luck.
> What exactly did you change?
> On 2/9/06, Tom Burt <benefici at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> > OK, I've found the solution to #1 and #2. The problem is that the xml
> > file contains the names "CET" and "UTC" for time zones whereas
> > mythfilldatabase expects +0100 and +0000. I fixed it with a sed script.
> > Tom
> > > I searched the archives and couldn't find a solution to my problem,
> > > which is a bit complex so let's take it bit by bit.
> > >
> > > 1. I'm using tv_grab_uk_rt to download listings. It works, the contents
> > > of the xml file look OK. I manually load the data into the database
> > > with mythfilldatabase. The problem: mythfilldatabase seems to ignore
> > > both the time zone information in the xml file and the setting "time
> > > offset for xmltv listings". I prepared a real xml file to only contain
> > > the first <program> entry and manually changed the start time and the
> > > corresponding time zone in there. What I have as start time literally
> > > appears in the EPG, without taking the time zone in the xml or the time
> > > offset setting into consideration. Is it supposed to work this way?
> > >
> > > 2. If I get a solution to the first problem, the second one may also
> > > disappear but until then here it is: I actually download three channels
> > > with tv_grab_uk: BBC World, BBC1 and BBC2. In the xml file, BBC World
> > > has the time zone set to CET, the other two to UTC. The data is
> > > perfect, so start and end times are really given for these time zones.
> > > Can I load this xml file into the database? (Apparently not :)).
> > >
> > > 3. This one is not a problem, I'm just looking for suggestions: I'm in
> > > Belgium now and download most of the data with jxmltv and the three BBC
> > > channels with tv_grab_uk_rt. Is there an elegant way to handle this
> > > situation (including handling the different time zones)? What I do is
> > > run the two grabbers then run mythfilldatabase on both outputs after
> > > each other.
> > >
> > > Tom
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