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  Reply # 317436 12-Apr-2010 17:43
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Giggles has had it working on Vista and W7 (32 bit and 64 bit). I'm just waiting for Rusty to check out it works on a non-development machine.

Giggles is going to take over the code base and I believe he plans to make it open source.

He's away until the 20th though.




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  Reply # 317658 13-Apr-2010 10:04
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The first tryout version of the EPG Collector is available for download on Sourceforge. It is in the form of a Windows Installer package.

It is a command line utility designed for running overnight to collect EIT or MHEG5 data and create an XMLTV format file. it has been briefly tested on XP/Vista/W7 (32 and 64 bit) for both DVB-S and T.

It has not been seen to work with a hybrid card (HVR 3000) so if someone could try it again it would be appreciated. Don't expect too much though.

Typical run times are as follows:

Freeview MHEG - 40 secs
Freeview EIT - 1 min
Sky EIT - 6 min.

The code will be open source in in the very near future.

All feedback appreciated. I've got a thick skin so criticise away.




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  Reply # 320738 20-Apr-2010 16:29
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Hi Guys, SJB and I have been collaborating and are working on a single codebase, so please refer to his thread from now on: 'MHEG5 EPG Data Grabber'


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