[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #1288: a cmdline switch for running mythfrontend in window without changing the setting in DB
warlord at MIT.EDU
Wed Feb 15 14:02:33 UTC 2006
Robert Tsai <rtsai1111 at comcast.net> writes:
>> I needed a way to easily run instances of mythfrontend in windowed mode
>> without needing to change the DB setting. I implemented this by adding a
>> method to MythContext which allows to override any DB settings for the
>> current session (process lifetime) only.
>> The patch attached implements two new switches (-w and -nw) for overriding
>> the 'RunMythInWindow' setting. Please apply or criticize.
> Why not just write a wrapper shell script?
> mysql ... -e 'SELECT * FROM SETTINGS ...' # save off old DB setting
> mysql ... -e 'UPDATE settings ...' # manipulate DB setting
> mythfrontend # wait for exit
> mysql ... -e 'UPDATE settings ...' # restore old DB setting
Um, the reporter said "without needing to change the DB settings" (see
above, from your own quoted message). Your suggestion, um, changes DB
Not that I necessarly believe that your wrapper suggestion isn't
correct, but it doesn't meet the stated requirements of the original
Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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