[mythtv] Auto-detect UI painter

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Fri Feb 18 13:27:20 UTC 2011

On 18/02/2011 04:38, aaron wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 11:45, Rob Smith<kormoc at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 1:26 AM, Lawrence Rust<lvr at softsystem.co.uk>  wrote:
>>> but if users can't
>>> fallback to a workable situation when encountering problems then you're
>>> going to lose support.
>> As pointed out in the commit there is a command line flag to override
>> this automatic behavior. They have a workable solution.
> I'm all for progress, but my poor system is progress-challenged and
> doesn't properly support OpenGL, apparently (Slackware Linux system,
> GeForce4 440MX video)... when I try to start the frontend with the
> latest master it just crashes X. Now, I am perfectly happy to use the
> -O override to keep things running on my system, at least until I have
> a chance to move into the 21st century... but it appears that
> MythWelcome ignores the flag and continues to insist on trying to use
> OpenGL.
> Any chance of MythWelcome being updated to respect the flag, or am I
> just using it wrong? :)

More than that, it need updating to pass through flags to the frontend.

ie. if I want to run the frontend with a --verbose setting, mythwelcome
doesn't pass it through, so it's not possible in a mythwelcome scenario
to generate extra logs.


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