[mythtv-users] Reserving an encoder for an external program?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Aug 21 14:13:16 UTC 2006


On 08/21/2006 09:19 AM, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> I assumed the scheduler could handle the interaction with mythfrontend 
> via telnet at the appropriate times to reserve the tuner by launching 
> the EXECTV menu item (would could be nothing more than a dummy process 
> that waits for input from the scheduler to return when the radio 
> recording is done).

But since mythfrontend runs the dummy process in the foreground, that 
mythfrontend instance would be unusable during the radio recording...

Mike


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