[mythtv] RFE: Allowing backend to trigger S3 sleep while frontend is connected and idle

Stuart Morgan stuart at tase.co.uk
Tue Sep 27 08:27:21 UTC 2011

On Tuesday 27 Sep 2011 08:16:09 Petr Stehlik wrote:
> Stuart Morgan píše v Po 26. 09. 2011 v 19:53 +0100:
> > Right now I'm only working on allowing the backend to shutdown (or sleep
> > if so configured) if frontends are idle, thus removing the need to use
> > workarounds such as mythwelcome.
> Stuart, I am not sure how you define a frontend being idle - if based on
> frontend-backend (lack of) communication or rather on detecting user
> (in)activity on the frontend - but if it was the latter, could the idle
> frontends quit as well? Because that is the missing feature that
> MythWelcome and screensaver hacks are trying to work around.

The latter. I could add an option to quit or shutdown the frontend when idle, 
but it's not something I'd personally use. May I ask what the purpose would be 
of quitting the frontend?
Stuart Morgan

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