[mythtv] Mythbackend UPnP server?
belcampo at zonnet.nl
Wed Jan 18 17:14:01 UTC 2006
On Wednesday 18 January 2006 03:03, David Blain wrote:
> > Subject: [mythtv] Mythbackend UPnP server?
> > Has anybody ever mentioned/thought about making mythbackend
> > into a UPnP server? This way you could buy a small D-Link
> > DLNA/UPnP renderer like this as a MOSTLY functional frontend:
> > Thoughts, ideas, suggestions?
> > Mat
> I have already implemented most of what is needed to turn MythBackend into
> a uPNP Server. Here is what I have left to do:
> 1) Finish implementation of the CDS (Content Directory Service) for the
> various media in MythTv. I am trying to design it so that any content
> (Recorded programs, Movies, Music, Photos, DVD, ...) can be added by
> implementing a few interfaces and registering it with the upnp service
> classes that I have created. (I am focusing on Recorded Programs as the
> first implementation).
Part of it available, I own a UPnP network DVD-player, which can do a lot of
these things with wizd, look at:
What I would love to have is the possibility to be able to use 'all' of Myth.
Meaning that from the silent UPnP network DVD-player in the living-room I
could watch live-tv, schedule recordings etc.
> 2)Implement the Notification Subscription services (events). This should
> not take long, all pieces have been completed, just need to assemble them.
> 3)Move all independent code into a library (currently developing everything
> in the MythBackend project for simplicity).
> 4)Merge all the changes with SVN. I am working with an old version of SVN
> (pre-live tv changes).
> One thing that I am including in my implementation is a DVR service. There
> is no upnp DVR definition that I could find, so I am basing the
> functionality on current requirements to implement a frontend. The ALL
> methods for ALL services exposed will be SOAP/uPNP compliant as well as
> REST compliant (a simple query string based http request will perform the
> I was planning to have the completed implementation done 2 months ago...
> Unfortunately, real life has gotten in the way. I am starting a new
> project at work and should start to have time in the next month or so to
> finish my changes (I figured the delay would allow all the LiveTV changes
> to become rock solid).
> Let me know if you have any specific questions,
> David B.
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