[mythtv-users] TV Tuners in MythTV for Windows

Overlord overlord.ssmi at gmail.com
Mon Sep 6 06:23:32 UTC 2010

Thx all for the help
> On Mon, Sep 6, 2010 at 3:57 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com>
>>  On 9/6/2010 01:26, Robert Johnston wrote:
>>> On Sun, Sep 5, 2010 at 23:12, Raymond Wagner<raymond at wagnerrp.com>
>>>>  On 9/6/2010 00:30, Overlord wrote:
>>>>> I'm looking to make an htpc using xbmc and mythbox
>>>> Please reconsider this.  The 'mythbox' scripts ignore the database
>>>> versioning, and XBMC bypasses the backend protocol checks.
>>> XBMC's built-in support uses the (well maintained) libcmyth library as
>>> a base, doing what it can to use version-specific calls to myth's
>>> ever-changing interface, and conforming to the Myth backend protocol
>>> as much as possible, even going so far as to maintain a whole slew of
>>> protocol options to remain compatible with older backend protocols.
>> The last protocol update libcmyth got was for revision 44 almost a year
>> a half ago.  That means it has not been maintained since before the 0.22
>> release.  Since then, there have been changes to the current protocol
>> will break it.  The fact that it sets no upper bounds, and will happily
>> connect to any future version of mythbackend, is a very dangerous thing.
>> The same goes for the raw database access it and 'mythbox' performs with
>> checks on database schemas.
> Sam, check out mythbox, it's been given compatibility with protocol 57
> (and there's a patch in their queue for 58) - which suggests it's been
> tested and it works!
> Besides - if Sam uses mythweb for scheduling mythbox only reads from
> the database.
> Good luck Sam - but I suspect you'll be more welcome on the xbmc
> forums. Nothing to do with me, just that some people here don't like
> the idea of xbmc talking to myth.
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