[mythtv] Proposed Change to MythMusic

Stuart Morgan stuart at tase.co.uk
Tue Jul 10 20:24:24 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 10 July 2007 20:34:49 Joseph Caputo wrote:
> On 7/10/07, Stuart Morgan <stuart at tase.co.uk> wrote:
> > On Tuesday 10 July 2007 18:37:24 Joseph Caputo wrote:
> > > However,
> > > there've been no significant changes to the MythMusic architecture in
> > > the past couple of years... mfd has basically been abandoned... I'm
> > > not pointing any fingers, I just think that utilizing already existing
> > > pieces can get us where we want to be quicker. If someone is stepping
> > > up to the plate and dedicating themselves to revamping MythMusic (and,
> > > to some extent, Myth's audio subsystem in general), then great.
> >
> > That's exactly what I'm doing. Up until now mythmusic hasn't been my
> > highest priority. There were other things I wanted to work on first, but
> > now I'm hoping to spend some time on mythmusic and although I might not
> > be starting where most people *think* mythmusic needs the most work I
> > have to lay the groundwork for any further changes.
> [snip]
> > My plan is to experiment with using the new upnp interface to remove the
> > need for nfs mounting the music directory on every frontend. Music will
> > be stored (or at least accessed) on the backend and streamed to the
> > frontend. This isn't going to be the solution for everyone - I know some
> > people are talking about an entirely different setup, but it's a start.
> What would be the actual streaming protocol there?  I'm mostly
> concerned with ease of access to my music collection from a variety of
> external machines & programs.



It's already implemented in the backend if you wanted to play with it.
Stuart Morgan

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