[mythtv-users] MythTV on Android
dmfrey at gmail.com
Fri Sep 14 18:56:55 UTC 2012
On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 7:50 PM, Larry K <lunchtimelarry at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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>
>>> > 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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I just pushed a new version to the github downloads page, dated today,
This should hopefully removed the long data loading issues you were
previously seeing. I will mention, however, that that data is still
downloaded, it is all just in the background. You can freely go to
recorded and upcoming episodes while this occurs.
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