[mythtv-users] Pre-scaling theme images

Thomas Börkel thomas at boerkel.de
Wed Sep 15 07:10:16 EDT 2004


Joseph A. Caputo wrote:

> It appears that every time you run mythfrontend *at a different 
> resolution*, it removes the 'stale' themecache and generates one for 
> the current resolution.  For instance, I normally run at 800x600, and I 
> *never* get the "generating scaled-images..." progress bar.  Today I 
> ssh-ed in from work and ran with a remote 1280x1024 display.  I saw the 
> progress bar (as expected), but I also saw a terminal message "removing 
> stale cache blue.800.600".  I checked, and sure enough, I now have a 
> blue.1280.1024 cache and NO blue.800.600 cache.  I fully expect that 
> the next time I fire up my main frontend I will see the progress bar.
> Perhaps it would be a good idea to have myth *not* delete a themecache 
> just because it's not the current resolution?

I write protect the cache dir and sub dirs after they have been created.


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