[RELEASE] iPlayer - BBC Video and Music Plugin (UK only!)

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mrtickle Wrote:What we're waiting for is the fix (r20463, see http://trac.xbmc.org/changeset/20463) to be merged from SVN across into the xbox branch. So you search for r20463 in trac:
http://trac.xbmc.org/search?q=r20463&noq...on&wiki=on

right now I can see:
[20580]: merged: r20463 from linuxport
but this refers to a different build.

When you see an xbox build (say from t3ch) which contains in the changelog something like this line:
(some number) [XBOX] Merged: Linuxport revisions ..... 20463....
then that build will include the fix.
...and I see that 20810 merged it to the XB0X branch. Great info MrTickle, and thanks also to the others, inc Stacked and Dink for the XB0X builds and plugin.

I, for one, didn't know until now that nightly XB0X builds are available (here: http://www.sshcs.com/xbmc/?mode=BX), so thanks also for that.
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Indeed - excellent news. Actually my search link above won't find it because I included the "r" - but this does:
http://trac.xbmc.org/search?q=20463&noqu...on&wiki=on
and there in all its glory, it is!
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Post: #48
t3ch has build "T3CH XBMC 2009-06-01 9.04.1-FIXED-Babylon" available to download (t3ch updater script doesn't pick it up) - but manual download and ftp to xbox and then let the updater pick it up after rename of rar (to T3CH XBMC YYYY-MM-DD SVN rev99999.rar) works a treat.

Watching high quality stream H264 (the lowest quality of 3) now and looks brilliant and perfect, much improved over flash.

Just need to watch my download cap now!!

Cheers to Dink, t3ch, Johnsto, BigBellyBilly and all the XBMC team Big GrinBig GrinBig Grin (oh and the BBC ;-)
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I'm afraid I still have the problem with the Loading window appearing on top of the settings window. This is with a fresh install of the T3ch 9.04.1-FIXED-Babylon build.
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mrtickle Wrote:I'm afraid I still have the problem with the Loading window appearing on top of the settings window. This is with a fresh install of the T3ch 9.04.1-FIXED-Babylon build.

That is a weird one. I tried but couldn't duplicate. I would think it is something odd about your install and would really need to see a debug log to try and figure out what is going on.

What skin are you using. If not PM3 then switch to that and try again.

Does your xbox show any other symptoms or in the past did an install corrupt? If so an install into a clean dir rather than an upgrade might help.

Cheers
Dink

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BBC IPlayer[url=http://drop.io/xbmcdink][/url] Plugin
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No other symptoms, sorry! This was a clean install, except for replacing my Userdata folder afterwards (I'm not willing to rebuild my music library from scratch!). I do use PM3. I'll do a Debug Log for you tomorrow.
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Apologies for the delay. I've put the debug log here:
http://pastebin.com/m619e729b
I've highlighted a couple of things which I thought were weird. Such as why is there no full path when it's looking for the settings, it just has "iplayer/".
After the last line of the debug log which says it is stopping the script, nothing happens. The "cancelling" window has the focus and I have to reboot the xbox.

If there's anything else you need me to provide please let me know. Ta Smile
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Just tried it with the latest Nightly Build and its great!

Thank you very much! easily as good as freeview (in my area) with the 800kbps 264 streams. Big Grin
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Post: #54
Try this version of the plugin IPlayer-2009-06-09.zip . I have changed the settings entry from being a virtual directory to being a virtual file which may fix your issue.

Cheers
Dink

mrtickle Wrote:Apologies for the delay. I've put the debug log here:
http://pastebin.com/m619e729b
I've highlighted a couple of things which I thought were weird. Such as why is there no full path when it's looking for the settings, it just has "iplayer/".
After the last line of the debug log which says it is stopping the script, nothing happens. The "cancelling" window has the focus and I have to reboot the xbox.

If there's anything else you need me to provide please let me know. Ta Smile

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BBC IPlayer[url=http://drop.io/xbmcdink][/url] Plugin
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That works! Thanks!
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Had a chance to really gets to grips with this plugin now and it continues to impress, especially now the high quality streams are working. Thanks.

However, I've got one minor quibble. Why can't you search for categories of programme e.g. "comedy" across all channels? At the moment you need to select a channel, e.g. BBC2, before then selecting "comedy". On the iPlayer website it allows you to browse all comedy across all channels.

Or am I missing something? Or maybe there's a techy reason why it can't be done?

Anyway, thanks again. Brilliant plugin overall!
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dabberdave Wrote:Had a chance to really gets to grips with this plugin now and it continues to impress, especially now the high quality streams are working. Thanks.

However, I've got one minor quibble. Why can't you search for categories of programme e.g. "comedy" across all channels? At the moment you need to select a channel, e.g. BBC2, before then selecting "comedy". On the iPlayer website it allows you to browse all comedy across all channels.

Or am I missing something? Or maybe there's a techy reason why it can't be done?

Anyway, thanks again. Brilliant plugin overall!

techy reasons I'm afraid but I'll have a look to see if I can't work around them.

Cheers
Dink

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BBC IPlayer[url=http://drop.io/xbmcdink][/url] Plugin
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Post: #58
dabberdave can you give IPlayer-2009-06-13.zip a try. I have updated the category support so that it operates like the IPlayer website i.e. categories work across channels.


Cheers
Dink

dabberdave Wrote:Had a chance to really gets to grips with this plugin now and it continues to impress, especially now the high quality streams are working. Thanks.

However, I've got one minor quibble. Why can't you search for categories of programme e.g. "comedy" across all channels? At the moment you need to select a channel, e.g. BBC2, before then selecting "comedy". On the iPlayer website it allows you to browse all comedy across all channels.

Or am I missing something? Or maybe there's a techy reason why it can't be done?

Anyway, thanks again. Brilliant plugin overall!

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BBC IPlayer[url=http://drop.io/xbmcdink][/url] Plugin
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Post: #59
Some [XBOX]-based feedback...

This v2 iPlayer plugin is top notch, well done! It doesn't crash the box when you get to the end of the stream like v1 did, and it makes a lot of difference setting the stream to 800kB H.264 instead of 512kB Flash. In fact the only downside with the thing is that the Xbox can't process the two highest quality settings due to limited CPU power, but the 800kB one looks nearly as good as Freeview anyway. (I missed the Queen's tennis final but watched it on the box... great match it was too).

It didn't work with the may 2009 T3CH build but is nigh-on flawless with the stable Babylon build, released 1st June. Anyone having problems getting it running should try a clean install of that version before posting here.
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RTMP now open ..?

http://blogs.adobe.com/ktowes/
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