[mythtv] Chicken-and-egg problem with mythbackend and Services API

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Tue Apr 22 15:03:20 UTC 2014

On 22/04/14 02:54, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 4/21/2014 7:51 PM, Robert Kulagowski wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 6:33 PM, Nick Morrott
>> <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> That particular error is thrown when you have no configured video
>>> sources. At least one video source must be attached to a capture card
>>> to proceed.
>> OK; that means that the Services API can't be used to bootstrap; at
>> least a few things have to happen in mythtv-setup first. How was / is
>> the Web-based mythtv setup going to handle it?
> It was going to eventually remove this limitation.

One thing on the ever expanding TODO list is to make the backend be
able to startup in and unconfigured state, so that you can then talk
to it via the services api / web based setup and do everything you need
todo to get it running


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