[mythtv] [PATCH] Massive LCD Support Update

DanM dan at milkcarton.com
Mon Aug 18 15:53:36 EDT 2003

Isaac Richards wrote:

>  On Monday 18 August 2003 06:13 pm, DanM wrote:
> > I matched the indentation in lcddevice.* per the recomendation, I
> > presume you changed it from using tab to using spaces? What bug
> > did you fix in themedmenu? I'll do a clean checkout tonight and
> > make sure everything still works fine.
>  Yeah, I got tired of the existing indentation style in there while I
>  was applying your patch, so I fixed it to be the One True Indentation
>  Style. Bug in themedmenu was you were assuming all rows had the same
>  number of columes. Just a minor little thing, really. Oh, and I
>  should mention that I didn't end up using the additional lcd*.cpp
>  files -- I just incorporated them into the lcddevice header, as the
>  two classes were just simple data types.
I did notice that you incorporated them into the same file, no biggie.  
I may break them back out when I do the rewrite, I haven't figured out 
if I'm going to just serialize the data and send it down the wire, or do 
something else.  Don't know yet.
> > My future plans for this is make the LCD stuff into a daemon and
> > make lcddevice connect to the socket , so there isn't any
> > contention between say MTD holding the display, preventing
> > mythfrontend from updating it; mythbackend can turn on a LED or 3
> > when something important happens (Say it start recording). Does
> > all this sound fine? Or do you have a suggestion as to a better
> > way of doing this?
>  That sounds fine to me, but as I don't have a LCD display, I'm rather
>  ambivalent about it all =)
Works for me :-)
>  Isaac

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