Wed, 20 Nov 2002 15:52:55 -0500
Ohh..good point..per user....Doah! :^)
i'mm too fixed in the mindset that this is a stand alone set-top box :^)
On Wed, Nov 20, 2002 at 12:42:37PM -0800, Allen T. Gilliland IV wrote:
> Just setup the settings so that the
> /usr/local/share/mythtv files are not editable and are
> never changed from the frontend. Then only files in a
> users .mythtv/ directory are changed. That way when
> you are playing around with changing settings in the
> frontend you only have to worry about writing changes
> to that users home directory, and not the defaults.
> I would also leave the database settings stuff alone.
> I agree that it seems like an extra step in the
> process, since you could just load from the file into
> mem, but who cares, its not hurting anything. And
> storage of text files shouldn't really be an issue
> when you are recording gigs worth of video.
> I would setup some methods to read/write to a users
> .mythtv/ directory when they make changes from the
> frontend. Or maybe the best thing to do is have a
> "save" button in Mythsettings. That way you can play
> with the settings in the frontend, those settings go
> to the db while the frontend is running, then if the
> user wants to they can save the settings to disk. And
> when you restart the frontend it automatically loads
> from the settings file in the .mythtv/ dir if it
> -- Allen
> --- Christian Morant <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Wednesday 20 November 2002 07:49, Erik Arendse
> > wrote:
> > > At 19-11-02 18:17, you wrote:
> > > >I'm working on a MythSettings module that will
> > allow you to change the
> > > >settings via the front end..
> > Why not place all the settings in the DB (to keep
> > all the data in the same
> > place), have Mythsetting edit it and maybe storing
> > all the default values
> > and creating aall the tables during the first run
> > (that way installation and
> > newbie questions will decrease).
> > This is really a neat feature.
> > >I'm also working on a MythVideo module that'll
> > handle watching
> > >DIVX/MPEG/Etc
> > This is an even neater feature.
> > Thinking about DVD playing / ripping to DIVX ?
> > This project is really alive thank you all.
> > And thank you Isaac
> > Christian
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