[mythtv] LiveTV player using .20 perl bindings

Robert Johnston anaerin at gmail.com
Fri Sep 15 20:50:42 UTC 2006

On 9/15/06, mime <themime at sonic.net> wrote:
> A few weeks ago I installed myth .19... wonderful app.  No complaints at
> all.  Then I tell my parents that I can now watch TV on my computer...
> big mistake.... "can you make that work on my laptop?" Mom says..... "I
> think so...", I say.... bigger mistake.  After trying winmyth(no dice),
> and playing around with vmware using a half dozen different small
> footprint linux systems I gave up (mom's laptop has only 256MB of ram)
> figuring if it was going to work at all I'd have to hack it on my own.
> So... how about it?  I looked around for some docs on the perl bindings
> but couldn't find much of anything.  Can they do what I'm thinking of or
> should I attack this problem from a different angle?

Well, LiveTV might be out of the question, but recorded programs can
be grabbed using MythRename and SMB to mount the recordings directory
and make the cryptic filenames readable.

Just a suggestion...
Robert "Anaerin" Johnston

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