[mythtv] [ANNOUNCE] torrentocracy = rss + bit torrent + myth
steven.cruysberghs at tiscali.be
Fri Jun 18 08:09:14 EDT 2004
I tried it out and I get an empty screen and "Torrentocracy: Error in
loading Sites from DB" in my mythfrontend log.
Maybe some table didn't get created?
I've seen the /usr/share/mythtv/torrentocracy/torrentocracy-feeds.xml
file and that holds al the newsfeeds.
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org] Namens Claus M. Christiansen
> Verzonden: vrijdag 18 juni 2004 7:59
> Aan: Development of mythtv
> Onderwerp: Re: [mythtv] [ANNOUNCE] torrentocracy = rss + bit
> torrent + myth
> Looks very nice, I must say...
> Gary Lerhaupt wrote:
> >I have taken Renchi Raju's mythnews plugin, revamped the GUI
> >(borrowing from mythweather, adding a second page), and added
> >enclosure parsing/downloading to enable bit torrent downloads from
> >Myth. I am calling this project Torrentocracy.
> >At this stage, it works. If an RSS feed has an application/x-
> >bittorrent enclosure within it, a "torrent" icon will appear on the
> >entry. You can then right button to the second page where there you
> >can hit the menu button and then select "Start Torrent". It
> will then
> >download the torrent to /var/lib/torrentocracy/active/.
> Separately, I
> >have also developed a very simple bittorrent service script
> >within torrentocracy) to be placed in /etc/init.d/, which starts
> >btlaunchmany.py on bootup and tells it to automatically join any
> >torrent found in /var/lib/torrentocracy/active. So, basically, from
> >your TV, you can just select start torrent and
> btlaunchmany.py does the
> >This is as far as I have come. My next steps are to parse the output
> >of btlaunchmany so that I can show updated status in the
> >GUI. I also want to get the "stop torrent" button working
> and create
> >other options to move completed content out
> >of /var/lib/torrentocracy/active/ and place it
> >in /var/lib/torrentocracy/complete/.
> >I very much welcome feedback/patches. There are many things left to
> >do and improvements to make. Here's a list:
> > - Torrent status
> > - Handling of other RSS enclosure types
> > - Get rid of flicker on page 2
> > - Entry scrolling for full entry view on page 2
> > - Date shown on RSS entry should be published time, not downloaded
> > - If set, automatically download new torrents
> > - When RSS is auto-pulled, don't switch to the newest entry
> > - HTML tag handling in RSS entry text
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