Hi Rob,<br><br>I think <span class="q">xmltv2vdr.pl might be a better place to start for what you are trying to achieve... as you can point it at a TV listing web site and extract all the EPG data for the channels listed apparently based on my reading of threads on this list that is!
<br><br>Andrew<br></span><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 2/14/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Rob Davis</b> <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
Tony Houghton wrote:<br>> In <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>>, Laz wrote:<br>><br>>> On Wednesday 14 February 2007 15:24, Andrew Herron wrote:
<br>>>> Does anyone know if the Logical Channel Numbers that are used in the UK<br>>>> on Freeview DVB-T transmissions are currently handled by VDR in anyway?<br>>> I'm pretty sure that they're currently ignored. I tend to hand edit my
<br>>> channels.conf every now and then to make sure channels are in the corerct<br>>> order with their correct numbers.<br>>><br>>> The scan utility can output a vdr-format channels.conf with the channel
<br>>> numbers included, too.<br>><br>> I've had trouble in the past with VDR disagreeing with the format used<br>> by the output of scan so I've written a script which compares VDR's<br>> channels.conf
with the output of scan with Freeview numbering and<br>> outputs a new file with VDR's channel data but resorted and with the<br>> Freeview numbering added.<br>><br>> It uses some file locations etc which are specific to Debian and my
<br>> local transmitter, but it can easily be altered by changing the<br>> upper-case variables near the top of the script.<br><br>I like the idea of this, but I am wondering how we could adapt it to<br>create channel lists for other networks.
<br><br>As an idea what about parsing a webpage from lyngsat for Sky UK channel<br>numbers and ordering the channels in that way, or Sky Italia, TPS etc.<br><br>Or even all of them, but having a 1 in front.. so channel 1101 Would be
<br>BBC 1, but 2101 Rai Uno etc..<br><br>Or is this a silly idea..?<br><br>I will look over the script a bit later.. :-)<br><br>--<br>Latest news on <a href="http://www.streetcredo.org.uk/rob">http://www.streetcredo.org.uk/rob
</a><br><br>Rob Davis<br><br>_______________________________________________<br>vdr mailing list<br><a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a><br><a href="http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr">http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr