[mythtv-users] MythTV on Android
lunchtimelarry at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 23:50:26 UTC 2012
On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 7:59 PM, Larry K <lunchtimelarry at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 11:09 AM, Thomas Mashos <thomas at mashos.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 4:53 AM, Brian Long <briandlong at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 12:22 AM, Thomas Mashos <thomas at mashos.com>
>> >>> 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
>> >>> quer?. For example provide a "search titles" option and have an
>> >>> 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
>> > frontends?
>> > /Brian/
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>> It adds code complexity and requires another connection to the backend
>> (to the database) and makes zeroconf no longer work (as minimally
>> you'll need to enter a PIN, if not the hostname/user/pass of the
>> database). It's doable, it just takes away some of the fun zeroconf
>> (which is a great feature to just hit a button to find the backend).
>> Personally, if possible I'd rather just carry a downstream patch of
>> the "list titles" functionality in our distribution packages, although
>> I haven't discussed that with other Mythbuntu devs nor do I know if
>> the android app would take advantage of that functionality.
>> Thomas Mashos
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> The latest version (September) can't find my backend, yet the July version
> can. In neither version does the network scan find the backend. I'm on
> Android 2.3.4 if this matters.
> How can I get the latest version to find my backend (on the local network;
> I have not even begun to try this app from outside the LAN)?
Nevermind. I see Honeycomb is required.
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