View Full Version : BBC iPlayer Extras -- parse errors

2014-11-04, 03:45
Hi, is anyone still maintaining the BBC iPlayer Extras plugin -- or is anyone but me still using it?

It's been working perfectly for years, (so, thanks!) but as of a few days ago, it fails to display lists of programmes by category.

For example, if I go iPlayer Extras -> Categories - All Stations -> Comedy:

- the UI displays "Failed to parse"
- the log shows:

[14-11-04 10:43:54.2797] Slim::Formats::XML::gotViaHTTP (249) Not an ARRAY reference at /var/lib/squeezeboxserver/cache/InstalledPlugins/Plugins/BBCiPlayerExtra/ExtraXMLParser.pm line 67.
[14-11-04 10:43:54.2855] Slim::Formats::XML::gotViaHTTP (276) XML/JSON parse error: Not an ARRAY reference at /var/lib/squeezeboxserver/cache/InstalledPlugins/Plugins/BBCiPlayerExtra/ExtraXMLParser.pm line 67.

I assume the BBC has changed its XML formats.

I can start digging myself, but my Perl is extremely rusty. Any ideas, anyone?


2014-11-04, 04:44
Apologies, I see this is already being discussed in the "Announce: BBC iPlayer Plugin" thread. (http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?53229-Announce-BBCiPlayer-Plugin-(UK-only))

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