[mythtv-users] Import and Export of Program Listing Data

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Sep 6 03:42:16 UTC 2007


On Sep 5, 2007, at 8:35 PM, David Shay wrote:

> If you are running mysql 5.x, you can actually do this:
>
> mysqldump -umythtv -pmythtv --xml mythconverg program >program.xml
>
> Throw in an XSLT transform or two, and you could do the whole thing  
> externally fairly simply.

Hey, that's cool. I guess I should read the 5.x docs instead of just  
doing everything the 4.1 way I've always done everything. :)

> Not that I understand the value of an extract, still, particularly  
> if the intent would be to then share via torrent/usenet/whatever,  
> since why not just grab directly the same way the original person  
> got it into the myth database.  I'll buy the local LAN argument,  
> but then you might as well just ship the XML file that you used to  
> load the one myth box to the other myth box and load them both from  
> the same source.  Not an offense, I just don't get it.

I don't get it, either.


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