[mythtv] LiveTV player using .20 perl bindings

Mark Weaver mark-clist at npsl.co.uk
Fri Sep 15 20:59:45 UTC 2006

mime 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?
Switch thinking -- install linux, run Windows in a vmware image (if you 
must have it).

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