[mythtv] Time to retire mythweb?

Bill Meek keemllib at gmail.com
Sat Dec 11 17:06:13 UTC 2021

On 12/11/21 10:52 AM, Gary Buhrmaster wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 11, 2021 at 3:16 PM Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Before formally retiring mythweb on RPM Fusion as it doesn't work with the latest PHP I wanted to confirm that it will not be updated.
> I can't find the reference, but the last statement by the
> devs that I recall was that mythweb was considered
> depreciated, and that while pull requests would be
> considered, do not expect updates/fixes.
> And there are no pull requests in the repo for php 8
> support (and no one has indicated they are actively
> working on it, although who knows if someone is
> doing so).
> With the (upcoming) v32, it has been stated that the
> plan was that a new (internal) replacement will be made
> available which includes the equivalent functionality,
> which is where I suspect most dev time is going towards.
> An alternative for those that are running newer
> distros that use php 8 could be to build your
> own php 7 (likely painful) or run a container
> with apache and php 7 (lots of recipes out there
> to do so).
There was a PR, but the author closed it. I did test it (lightly)
and all pages worked. But the author found that searches failed.


I just went to the top level pages and scheduled one recording with
no problems.


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