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

Matt Zimmerman mdz at debian.org
Wed Aug 27 01:51:41 EDT 2003

On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 08:16:59PM -0400, 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

He is talking about when the backend is shut down while the frontend is
running, which hits a lot of different code and isn't trivial to handle at
this point.

 - mdz

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