NAME

tv_grab_se - Grab TV listings for Sweden.

SYNOPSIS

tv_grab_se --help

tv_grab_se [--config-file FILE] --configure

tv_grab_se [--config-file FILE] [--output FILE] [--days N] [--offset N] [--quiet] [--debug]

DESCRIPTION

Output TV and listings in XMLTV format for many stations available in Sweden. The data comes from the website of each respective TV-station.

First you must run tv_grab_se --configure to choose which stations you want to receive.

Then running tv_grab_se with no arguments will get a listings for the stations you chose for five days including today.

--configure Prompt for which stations to download and write the configuration file.

--config-file FILE Set the name of the configuration file, the default is ~/.xmltv/tv_grab_se.conf. This is the file written by --configure and read when grabbing.

--output FILE When grabbing, write output to FILE rather than standard output.

--days N When grabbing, grab N days rather than 5.

--offset N Start grabbing at today + N days. N may be negative.

--quiet suppress the progress-bar normally shown on standard error.

--debug provide more information on progress to stderr to help in debugging.

ERROR HANDLING

If the grabber fails to download data for some channel on a specific day, it will print an errormessage to STDERR and then continue with the other channels and days. The grabber will exit with a status code of 1 to indicate that the data is incomplete.

SUPPORTED CHANNELS

tv_grab_se can currently fetch data for the following channels:

  SVT1, SVT2, Barnkanalen, SVT24,
  TV4, TV4+.
  TV3, TV8, ZTV
  VIASAT SPORT 1/2/3
  EXPLORER, ACTION/NATURE
  TV1000, CINEMA

SEE ALSO

xmltv(5)

AUTHOR

Mattias Holmlund, mattias -at- holmlund -dot- se. This documentation and parts of the code copied from tv_grab_uk by Ed Avis, ed -at- membled -dot- com.

BUGS

The grabber for Viasat (TV3, TV8 and ZTV) does not fetch any desriptions for the programmes, since it would then have to fetch one html-page per programme. It does however store a url for each programme where the description can be found.