[vdr] New tool to load VDR with XMLTV Data

Adam Flott adam at adamflott.com
Tue Dec 24 22:59:21 CET 2013


I tried it and got frustrated with the syntax and configuring the channels. Plus it was fun to learn SVDRP (for future itch scratching)


On Dec 24, 2013, at 2:46 AM, Lars Hanisch <dvb at flensrocker.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> Do you know the xmltv2vdr plugin?
> http://projects.vdr-developer.org/git/vdr-plugin-xmltv2vdr.git/
> 
> Maybe it's sufficient to write a grabber (aka downloader) for it?
> 
> Regards,
> Lars.
> 
> Am 23.12.2013 23:25, schrieb Adam Flott:
>> XMLTV communicates with schedules direct. I let xmltv do the downloading / transformation before parsing.
>> 
>> On Dec 23, 2013, at 4:04 PM, "Timothy D. Lenz" <tlenz at vorgon.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> So this would read data from Schedules Direct? I started trying to come up with something, but never got far with it.
>>> 
>>> On 12/23/2013 2:46 PM, Adam Flott wrote:
>>>> I wrote a tool to load VDR with XMLTV data. Written in Go with 0
>>>> external dependencies and does a few things nicer than that perl script
>>>> that's been floating around
>>>> 
>>>> Source: https://github.com/adamflott/vdr-epg-tool
>>>> Usage: http://adamflott.com/loading-vdr-with-xmltv-data/
>>>> 
>>>> Probably not 100% bug free, but it works for me.
>>>> 
>>>> $ tv_grab_na_dd --days 1 --output /tmp/epg_schedules_direct.xml \
>>>>  && vdr-epg-tool -c /var/lib/vdr/channels.conf -x
>>>> /tmp/epg_schedules_direct.xml epg-load \
>>>>  && rm /tmp/epg_schedules_direct.xml
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Enjoy!
> 
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