[mythtv] awesome program, but a couple problems

Matt Zimmerman mdz at debian.org
Wed Apr 16 02:00:22 EDT 2003

On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 09:42:59PM -0700, adam i. howard wrote:

> But here's my problems:
> 1. I can't quit mythfrontend. Alt-F4 has no effect on the sucker, so I
> gotta do the Ctrl-C if I started it in a term, or killall mythfrontend.
> Not a showstopper, but certainly annoying. Can we get a Quit button or
> a keyboard shortcut that will end the program?

Read through the settings under "Setup" in the frontend.

> 3. If I hit Escape to exit out of watching TV, everything is fine, but
> if I close out the window by hitting the close (X) button on the
> titlebar, mythfrontend quits with this message:
> =============
> mythfrontend: Fatal IO error: client killed
> =============
> again, not a showstopper, but it would be nice if the program played
> nice. But then, I'd rather have you fix # 1 above, or add any other
> cool enhancements to this program.

MythTV is meant to be run as the only program in an X session, with no
window decorations at all.  It isn't set up to handle a window close event
because there shouldn't be one.

 - mdz

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