[mythtv] Two Bugs in Mythtv v0.11 & Two Usability Requests

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Tue Aug 26 23:34:06 EDT 2003

On Tuesday 26 August 2003 20:16, thor wrote:
> On Tuesday 26 August 2003 07:00 pm, Todd Greene wrote:
> > (1) The frontend hangs or crashes if the backend is not running.  It
> > would be nice if the frontend detected the backend being down, and gave a
> > nice error message.  (I also noticed that the backend is crashing more in
> > 0.11, but I haven't figured out when yet).
> 	Hmmm .... define "hangs or crashes"? All modules work fine even if the
> backend is never started, except (of course) for core TV stuff. If you try
> to watch actual TV without starting a backend, you should get a message
> along the lines of:
> 		Could not connect to backend server

I get something similar... if I go into the 'Watch Recordings' screen and 
mythbackend isn't running, the frontend exits/crashes.  No real biggie for 
me, since my frontend will auto restart.  However, it would look cleaner if 
this put up an error screen instead.


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