[mythtv-users] Re: anyone attempt mythfrontend on Cygwin?

Joel Anderson bitjunkie at gmail.com
Wed Sep 22 19:37:37 EDT 2004

> Joel,
> Wow, it's been a long time since I subscribed to the users list, and I
> guess a lot has changed since then. I posted something about a win32
> back end earlier today and by the looks of your post afterwards, I
> should have tuned my gossamer threads searches just a little more
> loosely.
> I have a few questions, if you have some time to answer them:
> 1) How far along are you with regards to having the back end running
> under any sort of win32 environment?
> 2) Does that back end port that you are working on support commercial flagging?
> 3) Do you have any use for a programmer that has traditionally worked
> with VB, but has minor knowledge of C (and relatively no knowledge of
> C++)?
> My personal desire is to get commercial flagging working on win32, so
> if there anything I can do to further that cause, please let me know.
> I'd really like to help if there is anything I can do. I'm not much of
> a programmer, especially in C and C++, but I'm hoping that I can
> overcome that out of neccessity.
> Thanks,
> Scott Blomfield

Hi Scott,

I'm really only hoping to get the frontend to run under Cygwin. 
Having seen some evidence of previous success in the archives, I
thought I would give it a shot.  I think getting into anything more
than that is way over my head at this point.  :)


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