[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #3334: Allow mythtv-setup to use the downloadable icons from the new online database

Stuart Morgan stuart at tase.co.uk
Wed Jan 9 12:25:25 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 09 January 2008 11:09:31 Matthew Wire wrote:
> During the initialising phase it loads all the channel info from the
> database and prepares to search for icons.
> It then enters the download phase where it queries services.mythtv.org for
> each icon.  The counters increment to show which icon it is looking for
> and how many don't exist.
> In your case, you are unable to contact the database and there is
> currently no way to set up a manual proxy for it.  It communicates over
> standard http  - can you not setup a transparent proxy or something on
> your machine?
> Sounds like the ping check was removed before committing (though this
> probably wouldn't have worked through a proxy anyway).  Looks like we need
> to trap and inform the user when it can't connect rather than continuously
> trying...

Yeah, I meant to implement this instead of the ping check since a ping 
wouldn't pick up times when the server was up but the web server down, or 
services.mythtv.org was offline for some reason. I just forgot to do this 
before committing.
Stuart Morgan

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