[mythtv-users] Playing TV when frontend starts

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Tue Jan 2 21:08:16 UTC 2007

Iván Pérez Domínguez wrote:
> This raises a new question: is the themes design (programming, I mean)
> good enough? Could it be possible to modify these themes implementation
> so that mainmenu.xml defines one unique action which is "LiveTV", and no
> buttons at all? I don't know much about the implementation of MythTV,
> but I think the xml files should be the proper place to put this
> information (which is, in some way, part of the theme).
> The easiest way (if the implementation is modified) could be having an
> xml file that defines the first and (possibly) last action. The first
> action would be, in most of the cases, MAIN_MENU (or something like
> that), but it could be as well JUMP_LIVETV, etc.
> Your solution is good enough for me at this time, but the first thing
> I tried was to tweak the themes' files. That's why I think that's the
> right place, where it should be done.

You might be right, but I don't know enough about the themes to say if 
it's correct or not.


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