--fields=desc and -l appears to only search :descshort
dinkypumpkin at gmail.com
Mon Sep 16 14:02:29 EDT 2013
On 16/09/2013 18:45, Terence Leadbetter wrote:
> The two programs returned by the original search includes
> "extraordinary" in the :descshort, Harlots only has it in :desc.
> Is searching using --fields=desc limited to :descshort or should it
> really be looking in :desc?
Unfortunately, it's not as simple as that. The "desc" used for
searching is the "desc" field in the programme cache, which isn't the
same as the "desc" field you get from --info. The "desc" in the cache
is a brief description that comes from the listing feeds. The other
"desc" comes from more extensive data retrieved when you download a
programme or its metadata (including with --info).
In short, "extraordinary" isn't in the "desc" field in the cache for
your particular programme. The following will show its cache entry's
get_iplayer --long Harlots
More information about the get_iplayer