[mythtv] List of current running programs from backend

David Blain MythTV at TheBlains.net
Wed Aug 9 16:36:33 UTC 2006


> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org 
> [mailto:mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Mikkel Stensgaard
> Sent: Sunday, August 06, 2006 9:28 AM
> To: mythtv-dev at mythtv.org
> Subject: [mythtv] List of current running programs from backend
> I am currently writing a small mythtv player for windows. 
> There is still a long way to go!, but I am able to watch both 
> recorded programs and livetv at this point, even though it is 
> far from stable! I hope it will get far enough to make a 
> public release later this year.
> My question concerns retrieval of program listings from the backend.
> I would like to retrieve information about all currently 
> running programs on all channels, and maybe also a list of 
> programs which are playing next on each channel.
> Besides, I would like a complete list of channels including 
> the tuners which are able to retrieve each channel. (To show 
> a list in the GUI with the channels and what is playing on 
> them) Is there a way to do this through the backend? That is, 
> without direct access to the mysql database.
> Hope I am writing the right list ;)
> Greetings.
> \Mikkel Stensgaard


There are a few HTTP/SOAP/XML based methods you can call to retrieve
information from MythTv without needing to connect to the database directly.

Check out the contrib/MythXMLTest directory for an example of the methods.


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