[mythtv] Theme source location update proposal (and mythcontrol plugin widescreen ui problem)
roo.watt at gmail.com
Sun Jun 10 14:10:08 UTC 2007
On 10/06/07, Justin Hornsby <justin.hornsby at gmail.com> wrote:
> I thought the general idea was to have generic versions of all the
> $foobar-ui.xml files within the theme storage area of a mythtv
> installation - e.g. /usr/share/mythtv/themes/default - with wide theme
> generic files stored under default-wide.
> This works, theme designers can specify their own $foobar-ui.xml files
> if they want and those will override the defaults.
> What's the problem?
Second issue first, I am not saying there is a problem and if the devs
think this is the best way then cool.
It seemed to me that the reason that the controls-ui.xml for the wide
screen theme got missed is that the 4:3 controls-ui.xml file is within
the plugins/mythcontrols/mythcontrols directory (with the rest of the
mythcontrol plugin source files) and the 16:9 controls-ui.xml is
within the mythtv/themes/default-wide.
First point - we agree here, you are right, the default (and
default-wide) installation directory holds the default theme files. I
was only proposing to move the source theme files for the wide screen
versions into the plugin directory they correspond to. The
installation process can copy them to the
Please don't take this the wrong way, I just noticed the way the
source theme files for the wide screen version of the plugins was
organised and thought it was counter intuitive.
I'm not a programmer (in fact I am an ASIC design engineer) but can
lend a hand with the tedious tasks that the devs may not get around
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