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Since my EPG source for my Mediaportal PVR box has unfortunately been the victim of lawyers, I needed to find somewhere else to get my EPG information from.
A few hours later, I have netd_xml_tv_nz ready to go.
It is written in perl, and requires:
in order to function correctly.
Configuration is performed in the channels.xml file, which contains a list of channels, the xml channel id to use for them, the url to download the xml from, and whether to actually download and import this channel or not.
<channel> <name>TV One</name> <url>http://listings.tvnz.co.nz/freeview/tvone_7days.xml</url> <video>yes</video> <channelid>tv1.freeviewnz.tv</channelid> <download>yes</download> </channel>
If you do not wish to download a channel, simply change
Once you have run the file, the resulting xmltv file will be saved as tvguide.xml ready to import into your PVR of choice.