[mythtv-users] Start MythVideo without user interaction

Bill Kenworthy billk at iinet.net.au
Tue Dec 8 06:19:23 UTC 2009

Yes, confused :)

Applications can check what name they are started by and if designed to
do so (I have not checked mythtv, but the other responder implies its
so), can use it to start in different modes.  Its used extensively with
busybox being a good example.


On Tue, 2009-12-08 at 01:03 -0500, Johnny wrote:
> > $ ln -s /usr/bin/mythfrontend mythvideo
> > $ ./mythvideo
> >
> > This will start the MythVideo plugin directly from the command line.
> Is this a joke or am I confused. You are just creating a symlink to
> mythfrontend and naming it mythvideo. It doesn't matter what you name
> the symlink it is still just going to start mythfrontend like normal.
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