[mythtv] Is there an easier way to update menu content other than manual?

Stuart Morgan stuart at tase.co.uk
Thu Sep 17 18:48:39 UTC 2009

On Thursday 17 Sep 2009 19:35:29 Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 09/16/2009 09:57 PM, Nigel Pearson wrote:
> >> Would it be easier to write a script to manage the theme menu items
> >> in one place,
> >
> > Maybe, but I think writing a script would be much more work
> > than the current process of cutting and pasting in an editor.
> >
> >> like simple database, and generate different XML theme menus? Is
> >> there any XML tool that can help that?
> >
> > None that I know of.
> >
> > Again, someone could write one, but a lot of work.
> I'm very much L10n impaired, so I may be way off, but what does
> themestringstool do?  Is it only for the GUI themes or does it help with
> menu themes, too?
> http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/browser/trunk/themestringstool

Even if themestringtool doesn't handle menu themes and it probably doesn't, 
I'll update it to do so in the next week. Translations are better done outside 
the xml otherwise it's a pain to maintain.

Stuart Morgan

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