[mythtv] Ticket #10722: mythshutdown -l isn't recognised

John Veness John.Veness.mythtv at pelago.org.uk
Mon May 21 11:07:05 UTC 2012

On 17/05/2012 11:33, John Veness wrote:
> Thanks for your reply, and for your work on adding the specific warning
> text for "mythshutdown -l".
> As a user, I agree that consistency between applications is important,
> but I disagree that this is the *only* thing that makes sense,
> overriding all other concerns. I think that consistency over time,
> between versions, is also very important. The question is, which is more
> important? You obviously have your view and I have mine.
> For what it's worth, I have started a thread on the users list
> (http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/517609) to see what
> other users think. I am interested to see the responses, although I know
> this isn't a democracy.

It looks like not many other people are bothered by this, so I'll accept 
that "-l" will no longer mean "--lock" in mythshutdown.

Can you consider adding a different single-letter alias for "--lock" in 
mythshutdown? E.g. "-L" or "-k"?



John Veness, MythTV user, UK, DVB-T

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