get_iplayer broken again!! (April 2016)
northmedia1 at the.forthnet.gr
Mon Apr 4 19:27:18 PDT 2016
On Tue Apr 5 02:00:25 BST 2016, I wrote:
>> the BBC have killed the .xml feeds again.
> This is indeed true for now (ca. 00:45 UTC).
> I tested an hour ago and all was fine :-(
> (.... and how I just hate myself for always
> putting off GiP downloads for later..)
Radio feeds are the only ones still working in GiP 2.94;
no podcasts, nor TV. So the radio.cache gets
If you are in a hurry to fetch a programme with
imminent expiry, please use the develop branch -
any snapshot newer (and including) commit
git-b9adeaa (pushed on Jan 2016 20:24:31Z)
will supposedly do:
Latest commit at the time of posting is:
You'll have to fetch via PID - tag metadata of
downloaded file may be minimal/incorrect -
the same goes for embedded thumbnail
(might not be the proper one...).
Do acknowledge that the develop branch is
completely unsupported - keep an eye on the
support forum for announcements/instructions
by the code maintainer (dinkypumpkin).
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