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- NEI - 2004-01-04 13:47
just wanted to autostart a shoutcaststream, but this won't work at the moment. don't know if it's a bug or not supported.
- darkie - 2004-01-04 15:09
how do you autostart it?
the last should work, the first shouldn't.
- NEI - 2004-01-04 22:36
nice, will try it later.
forget everything. it's almost working. the problem is something with the xfs i have to check later...
btw, as you are the python guru... :-)
could you give me an example how to make directories and remove them. can i access the f: drive through python?
i wrote a shoutcast-pls-updater this afternoon, but can't get it to work on the xbox. works nice on winxp, but thats not what i want! :-)
i'm new to python, here the relevant functions:
shoutcast_dir = 'f:/music/radio/'
#got this one from somewhere here in the forum, but doesn't work on the box:
for root, dirs, files in os.walk(dirname):
for name in files:
#creates missing directories for the given path
dpath = normpath(dirname(path))
if not exists(dpath): makedirs(dpath)
# saves the content under the given path. (i.e. dir=f:/music/shoutcast/ filename=blabla.pls)
def save_file(dir, filename, content):
file = open(dir + filename, 'w')
thanx a lot
- darkie - 2004-01-05 00:01
just a quick look
'/' is not supported in python for xbmc
use '\\' instead
shoutcast_dir = 'f:\\music\\radio'
- Hullebulle - 2004-01-05 01:00
since this turns into python scripting i move it to the "development" forum.
- NEI - 2004-01-07 22:13
k, i tried:
file = 'http://www.shoutcast.com/sbin/shoutcast-playlist.pls?rn=7711&file=filename.pls'
but its not working! :-(
- darkie - 2004-01-08 00:13
xbmc.mediaplay('http://addicted.puredj.com:8000') should work. i'll test it soon to see if it really does :-)
it does work, only http should be replaced by shout
- NEI - 2004-01-08 10:36
oh cool! finally i can autostart my preffered shoutcast station without having to turn on my projector! :-)
btw, the python stuff is great! i'm even thinking about doing a script wich would let you browse online the shoutcast stations and playing them. something like a "my radio" button in the root menu. but unfortunatly i don't have much time and not a lot of python experience.
- febs - 2004-01-08 11:23
(nei @ jan. 08 2004,08:36 Wrote:oh cool! finally i can autostart my preffered shoutcast station without having to turn on my projector! :-)so you can use xbmc as a dashboard?
- floink - 2004-01-08 12:17
(febs @ jan. 08 2004,09:23 Wrote:so you can use xbmc as a dashboard?i think yes, if you copy all files to c-drive like other dashboards. remeber seeing that in some thread here earlier. and ofcourse edit default.xbe or your bios to the name you use to boot.
- Nickman - 2004-01-08 16:40
(febs @ jan. 08 2004,09:23 Wrote:so you can use xbmc as a dashboard?yes you can. if you know how to change your bios with xbtool you can change it to point to your xbmc folder eg. f:/apps/xbmc/default.xbe.
or you can copy the whole xbmc folder to your c drive and rename default.xbe to the name your bios is looking for,
- NEI - 2004-01-08 17:17
or there is even another possibility:
i don't use any of them, but have xbmc as first entry in evox. so start box, press a and autostart whatever you want through python. :-) don't need a tv for this! ;-)
- febs - 2004-01-11 03:53
her, thanx for infos about autorunning xbmc at startup.
too bad with this script
i get this error:
Quote:view as listit does not start (and the audio playing meanwhile skips by one )
btw, the dns settings are correct.
- NEI - 2004-01-16 10:40
try with another address. it's working. i use it all the time. ;-)