BBC Archive - Great Egg race download problems
tellyaddict21 at gmx.co.uk
Mon Mar 9 12:13:58 PDT 2015
> Your valuable insight on this may be needed - either I am not using the
> correct GiP command or GiP needs to be patched (for the "exotic" user
> case scenario as the OP's).
If you tell GiP to use --mediaselector=4 it seems to download successfully.
The command I used in the end was
get_iplayer --modes=best --url="http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/xml/10/801.xml" --force --mediaselector=4
Normally you would use the page url "http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/great_egg_race/10801.shtml" in the command and GiP would find the .xml from that, but it seems here you need to use the .xml Vangelis found as the url for it to work.
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