Glastonbury results

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Wed Jun 29 04:53:31 PDT 2022

On 28/06/2022 17:43, B wrote:
> I was trying to use the GiP PVR to download all the Glasto programmes
> but for some reason the search returns fewer results than expected.
> Namely searching for "glastonbury" as "name" in tv & radio gets 89
> hits and that includes some from other years.
> But says
> 142 Episodes Available and if I do that from get_iplayer manually i.e.
> get_iplayer --pid b007r6vx --pid-recursive --subtitles  --metadata
> --thumbnail --tv-quality=fhd
> it returns: INFO: 205 total programmes
> Why the large difference?

The same thing tends to happen with Wimbledon and other large events.  I 
suspect that some of the 'extra' programmes are Red Button, iPlayer 
only, or otherwise outside the remit or the time frame of the programme 
searching mechanism.  I would suggest using the
	--pid --pid-recursive
method instead.

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