On Sun, 09 Aug 2015 15:35:58 +0200
"Brian" <brian_dorl...@t-online.de> wrote:
> On 8/7/2015 9:57 PM, Ludi wrote:
> > On Thu, 6 Aug 2015 11:32:54 +0100
> > Dominic Evans <oldma...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hi Brian,
> >> On 26 July 2015 at 08:40, Brian <brian_dorl...@t-online.de> wrote:
> >>> just a quick question about the script, which I use every day.
> >>> I need to merge XML data from 2 sources for my VDR. I tried just
> >>> running the script twice, but I see that it clears VDR's EPG at
> >>> the start. So that does not work.
> >>> First attempt was to remove the clear EPG instruction (CLRE I
> >>> think), that is not a good idea.
> >>> So now I am left with 2 alternatives:
> >>> 1. Use two versions of the script, the first to run with the CLRE
> >>> in, the second to run without the CLRE in. A version where the
> >>> CLRE could be skipped due to an input parm would be a great
> >>> help..........
> >>> 2. Somehow merge the XML input files and then run the script just
> >>> once. I'll try that today, maybe that will work
> >>> Maybe you have an idea for a solution that I am missing
> >> Unfortunately I no longer have a copy of the script available to
> >> remind myself, but it should be simple enough to allow it to accept
> >> multiple .xml files as arguments and read-in each of them in turn.
> > You might have a look at the "newer" vdr-plugin-xmltv2vdr, which can
> > also import xmltv files into the vdr. I am currently using it to
> > import two different xmltv files into the vdr.
> > http://www.linuxtv.org/vdrwiki/index.php/Xmltv2vdr-plugin
> > Cheers
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> Hi, I tried that twice now and both times hit problems that
> I could not solve. IIRC the support was virtually non-existent.
> and no logging to help either.
> So I went back to this solution. It has always worked OK for me.
> As the easiest solution I now have two .pl files, one has the
> CLRE commented out. So first run is with CLRE, second run is
> without CLRE. As both runs are called from a single script file this
> solution works OK for me.
I am glad you found a solution that works for you.
Concerning the support for the xmltv2vdr plugin, it is probably the
best to ask for it in the VDR Portal:
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