[Feature Request] Genre Mapping file for EIT Genre

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[Feature Request] Genre Mapping file for EIT Genre

Postby nexusle » Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:39 pm


as Kodi use PVR EPG Genre based on the EIT Table it would be senseful to use a mapping like xmltv_categorymap.xml for Kodi genres.

Could this made please?
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Re: [Feature Request] Genre Mapping file for EIT Genre

Postby Datalux78 » Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:51 pm

Hi Oberon,

as WMC is dead, a lot of people switched to Kodi. Kodi uses EIT-Genres. XMLTV has no support for EIT-Genres. I realised that DVBLink is already mapping some plaintext-genre to EIT-Genre based on the settings in xmltv_categorymap.xml. But I have no idea how to edit the xmltv_categorymap.xml to get all my plaintext-genres translated to EIT-Genres. Can you give me a hint, how to do that? Is there a way to define a EIT-genre in the xmltv_categorymap.xml and set my plantext-genres as keywords? Or how are the "old"-WMC-Flags mapped to the EIT-Genres?
Thanks for your help! :)
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