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

Matt Zimmerman mdz at debian.org
Wed Aug 27 02:19:52 EDT 2003

On Wed, Aug 27, 2003 at 01:12:12AM -0400, Roy Hooper wrote:

> Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> >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.
> Indeed, hence my suggestion on exec()ing a replacement program that is a 
> friendly "please stand by" screen that keeps checking for a backend to 
> come back and then re-exec()ing mythfrontend when the frontend is back 
> online.  I'll be glad to tackle this as my intro to QT and Myth's codebase.

I don't see the point in bringing exec() into it; if you want it to wait for
the backend to come back, it could do that within the existing frontend when
it finds that the backend has gone away.

 - mdz

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