[mythtv] [PATCH] Adding -grabkeyboard support to MythGame

Greg Estabrooks greg at phaze.org
Fri Jun 17 11:36:09 UTC 2005

> >fill in.  That way, there wouldn't be so many problems with version
> >compatability.
> >
> >Isaac
> It would be nice if there was a way for the enduser to add more  
> emulators. Perhaps something similar to the way multiple video cards  
> are configured in mythtv-setup. One screen lists your emulators and  

 That is exactly what I've been planning to do for a week now, just haven't
found time to do anything but setup my new dev box.

> similar to the video card setup. Throw a name field at the top and  
> you could run different versions of xmame if you felt like it, though  

 My thought was basically like you described. You add a emulator just
like a new capture device.   Specify a Name, working directory, rompath,
and a commandline to be called when playing a rom from this path.
This way you could have multiple versions of the same emulator by just 
giving it a different name. This would make it trivial to add new emulators
and honestly I don't see a good reason to have the configuration menus.
The user can configure the emulator on their own and save it to a default
config file, or just add the commandline switches similar to when you define
what player to use in MythVideo or MythDVD.

> i'm not sure how this would work from the enduser point of view.  
> Perhaps by adding a emulator selector in the game information screen  
> (the one you get pressing 'i' in the game list screen). I think it's  

 Sounds like a good idea to me.

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