[mythtv-users] Help with the new theme download requirements for the git Master branch
cpinkham at bc2va.org
Tue Dec 21 12:59:08 UTC 2010
* On Mon Dec 20, 2010 at 10:22:30PM -0600, Greg Oliver wrote:
> It has been a while, but on my current .24 box, I had to add a "Temp"
> Storage Group to my backend as the logfile told me it could not be
You shouldn't have had to do this. "Temp" is a "built in" Storage Group.
It is set to a 'tmp' subdirectory under the normal MythTV config dir. On
a *nix box, this is ~/.mythtv/tmp.
If this directory does not exist, the Storage Group code will create it and
will print a warning if the create fails.
I've never had to define a "Temp" Storage Group on my system. I added the
support for the "built in" groups so that I did not have to do this. There
is also a built in "Themes" group which points to ~/.mythtv/themes which is
where all downloaded themes get installed.
> found. Once I added that Storage Group, the theme downloads worked.
> Before I added that, the status bar would just bounce back and forth
> endlessly and I would have to kill the frontend.
Can you re-test without this "Temp" Storage Group defined and look for
error messages in the FE and BE logs?
> This is all with a fixes branch from a while ago, of course it could
> all be different now.
Not much has changed in that area. I don't recall fixing any bugs related
to this since that's core functionality that would have had to have worked
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