Problem downloading a specific programme
jbc at caruth.com
Tue Jul 3 17:15:03 EDT 2012
On 3 Jul 2012, at 22:01, dinkypumpkin <dinkypumpkin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 03/07/2012 19:11, Alex Eames wrote:
>> On 03/07/2012 18:57, Barry Caruth wrote:
>>> Downloading this programme -
>>> http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01kl0yv/7_7_One_Day_in_London/ -
>>> seems to be failing for me (v2.80 on Windows 7).
>>> When I run get_iplayer with the PID for this program I get no output
>>> after the copyright message - no download, no errors. All other PIDs
>>> download just fine.
>>> Any ideas?
>> Worked ok for me on 2.82 in Ubuntu using
>> get-iplayer --pid=b01kl0yv
>> Is this something to do with the recent changes perhaps?
>> The programme didn't appear in the index though.
> You can find the programme in the cache with:
> get_iplayer "7/7"
> get_iplayer --long "One Day in London"
> It's not typically very useful, but you can also use the PID to search for the programme in the cache:
> get_iplayer pid:b01kl0yv
> get_iplayer --fields pid b01kl0yv
Ok - thanks folks - for some reason it wasn't in the cache. I forced a refresh and then it downloaded. I've not seen that behaviour before - normally it says "0 progs found" but I was getting nothing.
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