[mythtv-users] MythTV on Android

Brian Long briandlong at gmail.com
Tue Sep 11 11:53:46 UTC 2012

On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 12:22 AM, Thomas Mashos <thomas at mashos.com> wrote:

>> Would it be unreasonable for the application to perform a limited query on a
>> smaller local dataset, and reach out to the backend for a more powerful
>> quer?.  For example provide a "search titles" option and have an advanced
>> search screen for more indepth searches against the backend DB?
> Currently that is not possible. As I've previously stated, the minimum
> amount of data you can currently get to display a list of titles is
> all data about every episode. There isn't a "list titles" query.

Dumb non-developer question: As I understand it, other frontends have
MySQL creds in order to query the backend DB directly for certain
items.  Until the MythTV backend API supports everything you need for
a mobile client, why not use direct MySQL access like the other


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