[mythtv] Correct way to write out to the settings table?

Drew Whittle drew at lug.net.nz
Sun Feb 23 02:13:16 EST 2003

On Sun, 2003-02-23 at 01:57, Isaac Richards wrote:

> I think you're going about it wrong..  You should probably just have a toggle 
> setting for 'random theme' in the appearance dialog.  Then, when each of the 
> programs runs, they can check to see if that setting is set, and if it is, 
> scan for available themes and pick one randomly.  I don't think you'd need to 
> write the actual randomized theme name to the database at all.

That was my initial thought too, and I do have a toggle to turn it
on/off in the setup, but if it's not written to the db then each
"module" (eg mythweather, mythmusic) loads a different theme and that
(to me) just looks plain odd, I was going for the consistant look but
different theme each time you started the frontend.

I've just discovered gContext->SetSetting, which looks like it changes
the setting in the running config, but I'm not sure on that (I'm not
sure on anything to be honest). I guess now all I need to do is to tell
it to write the settings out to the db, I did try
AppearanceSettings.save(db) but that didn't seem to work. 

Drew Whittle <drew at lug.net.nz>

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