[mythtv] Android lockup when showing the new gallery's settings

Peter Bennett pb.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Dec 25 13:43:51 UTC 2018

On 12/24/18 1:31 PM, Roger Siddons wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Dec 2018 12:55:09 +0000
> Paul Harrison <mythtv at sky.com> wrote:
>> While testing the Android build on FireTV 4k I came across a couple of
>> lockups/problems. The first is when trying to open the settings pages
>> for the new Image gallery. Doesn't look like they have been converted
>> over to the new settings yet so are still using the old Qt settings
>> pages. The only way out seems to be to press Home to close the FE.
> Well spotted. Looks like it's been broken for a while.
> I'll fix it over the next few days.
>> So basically anything that causes a new window to be shown above the
>> FE one will cause problems.
> I've seen mention of that before. Is it just Myth windows that cause
> problems ? Or can Android not handle multi-windowed apps at all ?
The only way to use the old settings with android was to change to the 
QT painter, change the settings, and change the painter back to opengl 
so that playback can work. I don't know if this procedure still works.

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