[mythtv] Need help with Password dialog using OSD
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Oct 3 21:11:52 UTC 2007
On 10/03/2007 04:44 PM, Chris Pinkham wrote:
>> On Wed, 2007-10-03 at 15:55 -0400, Sarat Vemuri wrote:
>>> Working on implementing some sort of parental controls. I think I got it
>>> for recorded programs. Now I am working on Live TV.
> Perhaps it would be nice to extend MythThemedMenu[Private] to allow
> requiring a password to select a menu item. ...
> Want to keep the kids from destroying your heavily tweaked recording
> priorities or even worse deleting a recording, just set a pin on that
> menu item. Until we get true multi-user and permissions this could be
> an easy interim solution.
Note that there is also another person who has started looking into the
parental controls capability and may, in fact, be working towards
implementing "true multi-user and permissions" capabilities. See the
entire thread at
Sarat, perhaps you may want to find out where Doug (
has gone with his changes and/or see about working with Doug.
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