[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] mythtv commit: r8688 - in trunk/mythtv by cpinkham

Paul Harrison mythtv at dsl.pipex.com
Sun Jan 22 10:24:19 UTC 2006

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Subject: [mythtv-commits] mythtv commit: r8688 - in trunk/mythtv by cpinkham

>      Author: cpinkham
>        Date: 2006-01-22 06:22:57 +0000 (Sun, 22 Jan 2006)
>New Revision: 8688
>   Changeset: http://cvs.mythtv.org/trac/changeset/8688


>   trunk/mythtv/programs/mythfrontend/networkcontrol.cpp
>   trunk/mythtv/programs/mythfrontend/networkcontrol.h


>   trunk/mythtv/libs/libmythtv/tv_play.cpp
>   trunk/mythtv/libs/libmythtv/tv_play.h
>   trunk/mythtv/programs/mythfrontend/globalsettings.cpp
>   trunk/mythtv/programs/mythfrontend/main.cpp
>   trunk/mythtv/programs/mythfrontend/mythfrontend.pro
>   trunk/mythtv/programs/mythfrontend/playbackbox.cpp
>   trunk/mythtv/programs/mythfrontend/playbackbox.h


>This commit adds the ability to control mythfrontend via a socket interface.
>Commands are sent and replies are received in text mode, there is no fancy
>xml interface or anything, it is meant to be able to be used via something as
>simple as telnet.

>This feature is disabled by default, you need to turn it on via the mythfrontend
>setup screen under the Default settings page and then restart mythfrontend.  The
>default port is 6545, so after restarting mythfrontend, you can test by
>telnetting to localhost on port 6545 ("telnet localhost 6545").  For a list of
>supported commands, type "help".  For help on a specific command, type
>"help COMMAND" (where COMMAND is the name of the command like "help jump").


>The integer 1x, etc. play speeds come from the FFRewSpeed settings in the
>database, otherwise they use the defaults of (3, 5, 10, 20, 30, 60, 120,
>180) defined in tv_play.cpp.

>The pre-defined fraction speeds (1/2, 1/4, etc.) are listed in the
>"help play" help text.

>There can be only one socket connection to mythfrontend at a time, if a
>new connection is opened, the old one will be automatically closed.

>Closes #1092.  If there are any bugs found, they can be submitted under
>another ticket.

Couldn't make that port 6546 could you?. Port 6545 is also the default used 
by Myth to talk to the mythlcdserver.

Thanks, Paul H.

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