[mythtv-users] Long time Mythwelcome bugs?

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Thu Aug 18 22:28:10 UTC 2011

On Thu, 18 Aug 2011 22:29:13 +0100, Douglas Mackay
<douglas.mackay at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 18 August 2011 21:15, Neil Cooper <neilcoo at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>> I'm not so sure that there actually is any way for software to
>> how the machine got to be powered up, which is why I suggested using
>> "time to start up before recording".
>> Its not as perfect as knowing for sure the actual cause, but its much
>> better than using an arbitrary 15 minutes.
> Yes, I agree. Using the mythbackend 'Startup before rec. (secs)' for
> the detection window to determine how the system was started makes
> sense.

It's all bass ackwards if you ask me.  Who cares how or why the system was
started.  Have the frontend self-terminate, or trigger an event to have the
user terminate, after X amount of idle time.

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