[mythtv] Testing the default and default-wide themes

Paul Harrison mythtv at mythqml.net
Sat Oct 1 00:35:55 UTC 2022


On 01/10/2022 01:32, Paul Harrison wrote:

> On 01/10/2022 00:02, Scott Theisen wrote:
>
>> Hello all,
>>
>> How do I test the default and default-wide themes?
>>
>> I am confident in my changes to them in 
>> https://github.com/MythTV/mythtv/pull/646 since they are the same for 
>> all themes, but I was wondering how to test those themes.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Scott Theisen
>>
>
> They are only used as a fallback if your chosen theme doesn't have a 
> particular <window> definition.
>
>
> If the theme is a wide theme then the search for the <window> will go 
> look in the theme first then fallback to default-wide and finally try 
> default.
>
>
> If the theme is a 4:3 theme the the search will look in the theme 
> first then try default.
>
>
> To test them you can rename the <window> or comment it out in the 
> active theme so the fallback will work. It doesn't always look good 
> because of differences in the base elements but it's considered better 
> that not working at all.
>
>
> Paul H.
>
>

I meant to say it doesn't seem a good enough reason to break all themes 
IMHO? If it was for a feature addition or change then I can live with it 
but for what appears to be some code clean up I'm not so sure.


Paul H.



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