[mythtv] Right way to use gContext

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Sat Feb 8 12:21:14 EST 2003

On Friday 07 February 2003 07:54 pm, thor wrote:
> Isaac (et al),
> 	Just rolled a couple tiny changes in libmyth into CVS. I changed
> mythcontext so that it holds an lcd device object. Also updated mythlcd to
> use the gContext to access an lcd.
> 	gContext looks like the right place to be doing this sort of thing, as no
> matter how many screens may appear on a given frontend, there is only one
> LCD display (at least in a typical end user scenario).
> 	Before I start updating mythfronted/backend to make LCD calls, just wanted
> to give you a chance to slap me down if MythContext is *not* the right
> place to be trying to do this.

Yeah, that's fine.  I'd kinda prefer it to be an accessor function that 
returns the LCD object, but if you want to do it this way, that's perfectly 


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