[vdr] EPG for BBC TV channels?

Tony Houghton h at realh.co.uk
Sun Mar 9 17:48:06 CET 2014


That's an older version of the patch I use. Someone updated it to embed
the Huffman tables in the source code (now that the tables are
complete/stable there's no advantage to loading them from separate
files). More recently I had to edit it again to deal with an API change
in VDR 2.

On Sun, 09 Mar 2014 16:52:44 +0100
Christopher Reimer <vdr at creimer.net> wrote:

> I think you are looking for this patch http://www.rst38.org.uk/vdr/
> Unfortunately it's quite old.
> 
> Christopher
> 
> Am 09.03.2014 15:19, schrieb Tony Houghton:
> > On Sun, 09 Mar 2014 14:38:48 +0100
> > Manuel Reimer <manuel.reimer at gmx.de> wrote:
> >
> >> for most of the GB TV channels it is common to only have the current and
> >> the next event in the EPG list.
> >>
> >> I did a few tries to work around this problem using EPG parsed from
> >> internet services and imported to VDR via xmltv2vdr-Plugin.
> >>
> >> As this solution is a bit tricky and not very reliable, my question is,
> >> whether there is a better solution to get "real" EPG for those channels?
> >>
> >> Thank you very much in advance
> > I guess you're using satellite because there was never a problem with
> > the SD channels on DVB-T (Freeview). The eepg plugin supports Freesat
> > and Sky's EPGs, but it has a memory leak and doesn't support Freeview
> > HD, so instead I use a patch which various people have tweaked over
> > time. I can't find a web download site for it or when it was last posted
> > on this list, so if you're interested and others don't mind a 225K
> > attachment I can post it here again.
> >
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