[mythtv-users] MythMusic + Default Tree View

Paul Harrison mythtv at sky.com
Sun Mar 9 13:56:29 UTC 2014

On 08/03/14 23:59, Roger Siddons wrote:
> On Sat, 08 Mar 2014 15:43:26 -0000, marcus hall <marcus at tuells.org> wrote:
> > On Sat, Mar 08, 2014 at 01:32:03AM +0100, Angela wrote:
> >> However, when I select music and select "replace tracks", I would 
> expect
> >> MythMusic to play.
> >> Now I have to leave the tree and press OK in the music list.
> >>
> >> What are your thoughts about this?
> >>
> >> Angela
> >
> > Using the keyboard, things are definately overloaded a bit there.. In
> > the
> > tree, the space bar means to select the item in the tree, but in the
> > playlist
> > it means to play. You can go down through the menu to player options
> > and hit
> > play in that, but it didn't seem to be working for me (that is, 
> start out
> > with an empty playlist, add tracks to the list, then go to player->play.
> > Perhaps it was paused and play doesn't resume?
> > Anyhow, I usually use a remote control, and I notice that the play 
> button
> > doesn't always play as well, so there's something not quite right going
> > on
> > (to my tastes at least, obviously others may have different opinions).
> > Not
> > enough to get me to look into it, though, because it's usually doing the
> > right thing, just some edge cases..
> >
> I'm still on 0.26/fixes but this rang a bell (although Marcus has seen 
> it before). It also mentions work-arounds:
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/534940#534940
> The 0.27 code seems unchanged so I've attached the patch that fixed it 
> for me, in case anyone wants to confirm/investigate further.
> It's puzzling that there are comments that sometimes it works, 
> sometimes not and that Paul can't replicate it but I do wonder if it's 
> theme related - I use a custom theme with a full-screen tree.

It used to always start playing after the playlist was changed but it 
was changed at the request of Stuart M. who reasoned that if you stop or 
pause playback you don't want it to automatically restart without you 
telling it to. Might have to come up with some sort of compromise.

Paul H.

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