[mythtv-users] feature idea: links in mythweb tosmb/ftp/http files
Boyd II, Willy
wboyd at fulbright.com
Mon Mar 29 13:14:31 EST 2004
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>Subject: RE: [mythtv-users] feature idea: links in mythweb
>mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org <> wrote:
>>> if we can smb mount the TV recording dir and click on a nuv
>>> it plays (streaming) to a media player then why cant we stream the
>>> files straight from the mythweb page? it should play the same?
>> Yes. the myth:// link is for real nuv files. If you're playing
>> mpeg-based nuv files without the dsmyth filters, you don't need this
>> addition, just put it back to http (or https if you're like me and
>> redirect all http traffic to your myth box) and it should
>go. If not,
>> then it's a matter of getting apache to understand the mime type,
>> which can also be done (and should be on my todo list).
>It shoud be posibel to use myth:// urls for mpeg2 files too, I
>haven't tested this that much but I think it works. If it
>isn't working then it's a bug.
>The default of streaming over http shoud be fine for mpeg2
>too, so I gues it's not much point in changing to myth:// if
>you only use mpeg2 nuv files.
I've tried this before when a patch was posted to the list (I don't use
CVS). The default of http:// wasn't working, at least not with Safari
or Firefox. Like said earlier, I think something needs to also be done
with the MIME type sent out, either by the web server or the web code.
Not sure which.
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