get_iplayer and Windows batch files

Jonathan Wiltshire jmw at
Sun Jan 15 16:26:09 EST 2012

On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 05:55:08PM +0000, Clive wrote:
> I use get_iplayer at the prompt in both Windows and Linux. In
> Windows, I have tried using batch files in the past - when I wamt a
> number of d/l and want to automate them. I have found that it does
> not work. The batch file runs get_iplayer and the first item is duly
> d/l but then I am returned to the command prompt and the second and
> subsequent batch lines never run. Is there a way to use get_iplayer
> from batch files (or from the Linux equivalent) for multiple items?

Why don't you use the special 'once' pvr search? From memory:

  get_iplayer --pvr-add once terms
  get_iplayer --pvr-add once otherterms
  get_iplayer --pvr

Jonathan Wiltshire                                      jmw at
Debian Developer               

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