On Tue, 18 Feb 2003, Jerry Veldhuis wrote:
No, you miss the point.
2 shows from SUNDAY showed up in Mondays listings. It was not urldata that
caused the problem, it just kept it going.....
Zap2it must have made a listing mistake when I grabbed those files....
The data cannot become bad in the cache, the cache just keeps the bad data
> If this a side-effect of using the 'urldata' directory cache,
> its a usage error. This "feature" is in the tv_grab_na grabber
> for debugging purposes. It was never intended to be a feature
> used as a substitute for http proxy caches.
> If you do choose to use the 'urldata' directory cache, it's
> up to you to ensure out of date entries are removed when appropriate.
> It exists only as a tool to verify testing of --listings vs --output
> command line options without paying the price of hitting the zap2it
> site twice and possibly getting two versions of listing data. It wasn't
> meant for typical user's use.
> --On Tuesday, February 18, 2003 09:37:39 PM +0000 Ed Avis <ed@...>
> > On Tue, 18 Feb 2003, Phil Hunt wrote:
> > [tv_grab_na]
> >>> - The XML output has yesterday's programmes, but the start and stop
> >>> times make it look like they are for today.
> >> It looks like they are yesterday's programmed, with today's date.
> >> I cleared cache and it was ok....
> > Good to hear this is dealt with. (ccing to mailing list for
> > posterity.)
> > [discussion follows]
> > I wonder if there is any way that tv_grab_na can check the date in the
> > web page it parses, so that it won't accidentally get pages for the
> > wrong day. Not that it's a high priority to detect outdated or
> > mismatched page caches, but if there is a simple check possible it
> > would be nice to have.
> > (If tv_grab_na used only the date in the page, rather than today's
> > date, then you could run it and cache pages, then a few days later run
> > it and get exactly the same output. This could be useful for
> > debugging. But there would have to be an extra option to enable this
> > weird behaviour.)
> > Followups to the xmltv-devel list please.
> > --
> > Ed Avis <ed@...>
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