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

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Apr 22 15:19:24 UTC 2014


On 04/22/2014 11:03 AM, Stuart Auchterlonie wrote:
> 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 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

And make mythbackend able to cope with changing Capture Card/Video 
Source/Input Connections/Channels configuration without a restart...

Mike


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