[mythtv] Re: Can't find file: abstractosd
kuphal at dls.net
Sun Jan 9 21:11:35 EST 2005
> Thanks Tom for pointing me at the database - it's the only thing I
> didn't grep for "abstractosd" (I should have known).
> Anyway... the mystery still exists:
> 1) how did "abstractosd" get in the database in the first place
> (probably from an earlier test-run).
> 2) why didn't it change when I changed themes (several times in my
> testing and poking about).
> 3) why doesn't the string Titivillus-OSD, defaultosd, or blueosd
> appear in any themes/*.xml file?
> I would imagine that when you change a theme, the theme xml file (or
> files get parsed) and the OSDTheme
> for the particular theme gets put into the settings table in the DB.
> Hence, I would assume I would find something like
> <OSDTheme>Titivillus-OSD</OSDTheme> in the
> Titivillus/theme.xml or Titivillus/ui.xml or the like.
> For example, how does "blueosd" end up in the database when you
> change the theme to the "blue" theme?
> I'm still quite a newbie here so I'm relying on those of you on the
> myth-dev list with deep understanding of how all the
> glue works...to tell me if indeed, I've stumbled onto a bug or not.
> But...at least for now, I can use Titivillus theme and Titivillus-OSD
> osd.xml ....so in a sense, I'm a happy camper.
> Thanks for the help.
There is a separate setting on the frontend appearance configuration for
the OSD theme to use. You don't have to use the OSD matching your theme
(in fact, I don't. I use isthmus OSD with Visor theme). That's where
the setting comes from.
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