[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #1143: MythMusic doesn't honour selected audio output device

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 15:35:37 UTC 2006

On 2/6/06, Stuart Morgan <stuart at tase.co.uk> wrote:
> On Monday 06 Feb 2006 15:03, Robert Tsai wrote:
> > > I don't intend using it, but the guy I was replying to did have a
> > > use. In this case using two devices, one connected to his hi-fi for
> > > music and the other to his TV speakers.
> >
> > But why not also play TV through the nice speakers? Even if I had
> > multiple output devices, wouldn't I prefer to use the best one
> > available at all times?
> Who knows?? Perhaps the neighbours might be upset if those big wall mounted
> speakers were used to watch TV all day, but they don't mind music in the
> evening? Maybe the amplifier is connected to speakers around the house - you
> might want to hear music as you walk around but not TV audio.
> There has to be a good reason why mythmusic included a separate setting in the
> first place. If there isn't, I don't see the harm in leaving it now, assuming
> my patch is accepted.

I'd like to see it accepted, or at least similar functionality
implemented. It would be nice when the MFD gets implemented to be able
to have MythMusic play music to one device for those with speakers
around the house while MythTV plays to the TV.


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