[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #3377: Add "Run Setup" button to mythwelcome popup menu to start mythtv-setup.

Roo roo.watt at gmail.com
Sat Jun 2 14:46:47 UTC 2007

On 03/06/07, Stuart Morgan <stuart at tase.co.uk> wrote:
> Patches generally don't fall through the cracks - but there are nearly 400
> open tickets and so it takes time to get through them.

I realise that and I know that this is a less/not important patch when
you consider some of the other ones on Trac. I was just trying to
justify pinging the list about MY patch and trying not to come across
as an ungrateful &^%!&#^$%

> Personally I haven't looked at this ticket because I don't use mythwelcome so
> I don't really know whether it could use yet another option. I'm not sure
> adding more options to any menu is immediately a good idea. I think, without
> seeing the menu in question, that I'd be inclined to move less used options
> to a secondary menu.

I appreciate the point about option fatigue / menu clutter, IMHO
adding the option to the popmenu "feels" right. It is this menu that
gives you the Shutdown, Reboot, Exit, Run mythfilldatabase etc. I
don't think the menu is too cluttered yet, but that is my opinion and
I will defer to the core devs.

If a second level menu was introduced I think moving the Shutdown,
Reboot, Exit options into it would be appropriate.

More the issue I think was the F11 config screen, as this had another
entry and label added to it. It is looking a bit full for a single



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