[mythtv-users] Multiple frontends on the same machine

Tony Lill ajlill at ajlc.waterloo.on.ca
Sat Apr 2 21:32:22 UTC 2011

Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> writes:

> On 4/1/2011 07:39, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
>> On 11-03-31 10:52 PM, Nick Rout wrote:
>>> But hold on ... they can't both use the same video card and audio device :)
> The point is that the chosen audio and video device are tied into the 
> machine profile in the database.  If they are running two independent 
> frontends on the same machine, they must be using two completely 
> independent machine profiles.  Thus there is no possibility for the two 
> frontends to be sharing the same configuration.

It shouldn't be too hard to add a command line option to override the
hostname as the identifier for the profile. All the lookups are
handled in the Get*Settings routines, aren't they? 

You'd think this would be useful enough for developers that it would
already be there.

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