[mythtv] Re: [mythtv-users] Pre-scaling theme images
Joseph A. Caputo
jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Wed Sep 15 08:58:15 EDT 2004
On Wednesday 15 September 2004 07:10, Thomas Börkel wrote:
> 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
Copying the -dev list on this. See the whole thread here:
Hmmm, not a bad idea, but won't that cause problems as themes get
updated and images get added/removed/changed ? In any event it would
be nice for the code to do the right thing.
(to the -dev list): is there a good reason for this behavior? If not,
I'll look into patching it to not delete the theme cache, or at least
maybe to come up with a better way of determining if a theme cache is
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