history of britain in numbers
northmedia1 at the.forthnet.gr
Mon Mar 2 09:31:17 PST 2015
On Mon Mar 2 14:20:01 GMT 2015, Jim Lesurf wrote:
> So I'm curious as to why just one episode out of ten
> should differ from the others.
As George has guessed, you are probably running
an older version of GiP; latest tag 2.91 downloads
your programme fine:
perl get_iplayer-291.pl --type=radio --pid=b053c3pd --modes=flashaac --force
(I am getting the flashaaclow1 version from my overseas IP).
I do not know the extent at which you are familiar with the
inner workings of iPlayerRadio and, hence, GiP, but this last of
the 10 available episodes:
uses only the mediaselector/5 API URL to generate stream data;
the previous 9 also use the older mediaselector/4 API URL.
=> available flash streams!
Your old copy only uses the ms/4 API to retrieve stream data and thus fails.
2.91 by default uses another method to find the vpid string
but then by default tries the ms/5 API to get access to streams (and
As an exercise (!), compare the above with episode 26/02/2015,
i.e. pid=b053bsfw ...
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