[vdr] xmltv2vdr.pl

Laurence Abbott laz at club-burniston.co.uk
Fri Mar 9 18:28:04 CET 2012


On 9 March 2012 15:54, Dominic Evans <oldmanuk at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't know if anyone else still uses the xmltv2vdr.pl perl script
> for piping XMLTV data into VDR's epg, but I've been keeping a version
> of it updated with some additional function here:
>
> https://github.com/oldmanuk/xmltv2vdr
>
> These are the changes since the last version (1.0.9) was released on
> the mailing list
>
> - Add support for XMLTV episode-num.  Currently gets added as EPG entry
>  'sub-title', if no existing subtitle has been found, in the form
>  sXXeXX (e.g., Bones~s01e01).
> - Change default SVDRP port number to 6419.
> - Better support for ATSC/PVRINPUT EPG sources.
> - Allow multiple channels to have the same XMLTV channel id, useful for
>  multi input (e.g., DVB-T, DVB-S) systems where you want to feed VDR
>  the same info. Previously only a 1:1 mapping was permitted.
>
> I've also received a pull request from someone who rewrote the whole
> script to be a lot more readable and to use full XML parsing (rather
> than just line-by-line scraping), but I still need to investigate what
> the performance penalty is before accepting that in.

Yep! I still use it on a daily basis.

:-)

Will grab new version over the weekend and give it a whirl.

Cheers,

Laz



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