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Fixing get_iplayer's "RTMP_ReadPacket, failed to read RTMP packet header - raw code = 256"

As of last week I've been having problems downloading my favourite programmes via get_iplayer.
Turns out BBC made some changes to IPlayer and get_iplayer lags behind so I am getting some of the below:
ERROR: WriteN, RTMP send error 10054 (42 bytes)
ERROR: RTMP_ReadPacket, failed to read RTMP packet header
INFO: Command exit code 1 (raw code = 256)

Until the get_iplayer developers issue a new version that fixes the problem you can fix it temporarily by running:
get_iplayer --prefs-add --rtmp-tv-opts="--swfVfy="