[mythtv] Q regarding Media Monitor

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Mon Oct 30 09:49:26 UTC 2017

On 26/10/17 22:49, Roger Siddons wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Oct 2017 21:11:04 +0200
> Piotr Oniszczuk <piotr.oniszczuk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> BTW: 
>> I have however another Q to You:
>> At some point in time Roger Siddons removed nice media handler code
>> because this code wasn’t yet ported to mythUI:
>> https://github.com/MythTV/mythtv/commit/24c5575980e5342e50d1354b7c11e6272463e93f#diff-6455586819fe2c795a07e3b2529def3b
>> I think ability to handle selection in CDs with mixed content
>> (pictures/audio/videos) is nice (I’m using some of such CDs and
>> Minimyth2 has this commit reverted). Old code allows user to select
>> what content user wants to play when mixed CD is inserted (music or
>> pictures, etc)
>> Is it possible to revert this commit + add those simple mythUI
>> dialogs which were missed by Roger?  
>> br
> To be clear, it was a contribution I suggested be committed because I
> thought it useful and later reverted when it caused issues for some.
> I think the 'port UI' bits are simple.
> IIRC the bigger problem is Media Monitor's handling of multiple
> devices. It's a bit of a mess when you start digging into it.
> There's also a lot of old, platform-specific cruft that would be nice
> to remove. 
> I wasn't aware that Media Monitor works at all at present, as it's not
> compatible with udisks2. The last time I had to use it I had to install
> udisks and that is no longer available in Ubuntu reps.
> https://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/12307
> Maybe https://github.com/cmdrkotori/udisks2 is a starting point for
> anyone interested.

Even udisks2 has been superceded!



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