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Problem with GetRecordsList

Posted: Mon May 29, 2017 8:13 pm
by beeka
When I use the test interface to call GetRecordsList, I am getting an error:

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<ErrorDescription>Proxy Error 6</ErrorDescription>
Any suggestion as to why? Other functions do work, e.g. software version and channel index. BTW: My box has sw version 2.57.



Re: Problem with GetRecordsList

Posted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:34 pm
by beeka
Just been looking around this and might have found something related. Something doesn't look quite right with the recordings.xml file when I look at it directly (rather than through the vbox api). There are *loads* of failed recordings... 6825 to be precise... out of 6842 recordings in total. There is an issue with programs that were set with a series recording but could not find a tuner... 2130 xml elements attempting to record one program, 1736 of another, etc. I wouldn't expect multiple records of each failure (quite apart from being puzzled by it not being able to find a tuner).

The resulting file is over 10mb and might explain the proxy error... is there a limit of the size of the recording file you allow / support for access through the api? When I get the chance I will try manually cleaning the file while the box is off and seeing if that fixes this error.


PS: I have the recordings aimed at a NAS share, if that is significant.

Re: Problem with GetRecordsList

Posted: Sun Jun 04, 2017 2:46 pm
by beeka
I can confirm that removing the duplicates of the failed recordings brings the size of the recordings.xml file down to ~45kb (677 lines) and is now returned via GetRecordsList.