[mythtv] Support for tv_grab_se (Patch)

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Mon Nov 22 21:46:06 UTC 2004

On Mon, Nov 22, 2004 at 09:12:01PM +0100, Martin Forssen wrote:
> On 20 Nov, Isaac Richards wrote:
> >> * Removes the old configuration file before running tv_grab_*. If this
> >>   is not done tv_grab_se will ask a question on stdout if it should
> >>   overwrite the configuration file.
> >>
> >> * Prepend "yes |" to the tv_grab_* command when executing. This was done
> >>   so that any questions tv_grab_* asks on the console are answered
> >>   automatically.
> > 
> > Didn't do these.  They're not right.
> The problem with not doing these is that setup will seem to hang once
> one selects "Finish" when defining the video source. For me currently I
> just get a box with no text but a progress bar at 50%. And the gui does
> not respond. I had to look at the window where I had started setup to
> see the questions asked there. I consider this behavior undesirable.

But that's what happens with several grabbers... eg tv_grab_au asks many
questions, all in the terminal window. "yes | ..." wouldn't be helpful
as it asks which region of Australia you live in etc.

> 2. Add some text to the dialog with the progress bar which tells that
>    interaction may be required on the command line.

There did use to be some indication. I haven't checked lately.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>

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