[mythtv] OSX backend beta test

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Mon Jan 9 19:42:02 UTC 2006

Jim Westfall <jwestfall at surrealistic.net> writes:

> Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote [01.09.06]:
>> On Mon, 2006-01-09 at 08:50 -0500, David Abrahams wrote:
>> > As I do my refactoring, it begins to look to me as though the original
>> > FirewireChannel code has a few problems.  Close() doesn't seem to do
>> > anything, for example.  Also, if the channel failed to open,
>> > SetChannelByString generates an error message about having the wrong
>> > kind of device and then returns true.
>> The FirewireRecorder code is not our finest example of a recorder,
>> it was written by one guy who then disappeared. It was actually
>> impressive how quickly he got it together, but it needed on-going
>> care to iron out the oddities...
> I am still here.  I havent touched it cause I wasnt aware anything was 
> wrong.  If there is let me know and I will fix/test it.

I have just factored a great deal of common code used by the OSX stuff
out of firewirerecorder/firewirechannel, and it would be really superb
if you could review and test my changes.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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