[mythtv] Dynamic menus

Andrei Tanas andrei at tanas.ca
Tue Dec 2 03:03:57 UTC 2008

> > that's not how the backtick is behaving here... which might
> > confuse some people.
> Agreed.
> Something like
> <action>MENUEXEC blah.sh</action>
> or
> <action>EXECMENU blah.sh</action>
> would seem logical to me, although that is a larger code
> change than Andrei's simple MythThemedMenu::parseMenu().
> My other thought; should the code be clever and auto-detect
> both commands that output a filename containing XML,
> _and_ commands that output XML?

I don't like clever code, I like it to be deterministic :).
I actually thought of writing something like MENUEXEC initially but then
find an easier approach and got lazy.
Anyhow, I've attached MENUEXEC version is now attached to the same ticket

Andrei Tanas.

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