[mythtv] Myth control via network socket: future plans?

Joshua Dickens josh at uncleleron.com
Mon Apr 10 18:39:51 UTC 2006


Thanks for the info.  I'll install the svn version ASAP and look  
forward to the perl bindings...

On Apr 7, 2006, at 1:41 PM, Chris Pinkham wrote:

> * On Fri Apr 07, 2006 at 01:01:13PM -0400, Joshua Dickens wrote:
>> I was wondering if anyone can speak to plans for further developing
>> the network-socket remote control feature for the Myth frontend?
>> Specifically, I'm interested in getting more information during
>> playback from the status function, e.g. the name of the show that's
>> being watched, or some sort of guid from the program guide.
> The SVN version lets you query info about a program by specifying
> the chanid and starttime.  You can do this for the chanid/starttime
> you get back from the "query location" command or for any recording
> in the 'recorded' table.
> I've thought of adding ways to view the guide and schedule recordings
> but haven't got around to it yet.  It's a few items down my TODO list
> behind other stuff.  I think that with the perl bindings being
> worked on that this feature in the Network Control interface may not
> be necessary either you may be able to easily get the info from
> there via a simple perl script.
> --
> Chris
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