[mythtv-users] mythweb and packaging

Paul Andreassen paulx at andreassen.com.au
Mon Sep 25 10:12:02 UTC 2006

On Mon, 25 Sep 2006 03:42 pm, Chris Petersen wrote:
> Paul Andreassen wrote:
> > Hi Chris,
> >
> > In a update for the 0.19 plugin packages for Christian Marillat's
> > http://www.debian-multimedia.org/ I put in a patch for mythweb to disable
> > the is_writable check for data and data/tv_icons.  In 0.20 Christian has
> > taken out this patch.
> >
> > Does mythweb really need to write to data and data/tv_icons or can these
> > checks be removed?
> Yes, it needs to write to data/ in order to create directories for
> things like cached program thumbnails, and the tv channel icons themselves.

Not to seem dense, but mythweb can't create/move channels icons can it?

Unlike mythfilldatabase which can download channel icons.

Because its a package, /usr/share/mythtv/mythweb/data/cache is actually a 
symbolic link to /var/cache/mythweb/image_cache/


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