[mythtv-users] v30 upgrade - Changing Android Frontend Name
jfabernathy at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 17:34:40 UTC 2019
On 2/1/19 11:02 AM, Peter Bennett wrote:
> On 1/31/19 3:40 PM, Jon Boehm wrote:
>> How would I perverse the current setting for MythFrontend on Android
>> if I change the custom id in the frontend? In anticipation for
>> sideloading a new v30 binary I want to give my frontend a reusable
>> name before I upgrade. If I change the name on my current v29
>> install will it save the current frontend setting under the new
>> resuable name? All of my current setting are working great on v29
>> and I'd like to preserve them when upgrading to v30.
>> INFO - When launching MythFrontend on Android for the first time it
>> generates a custom frontend name, android-xxxxx where xxxxx is a
>> random string of hexadecimal numbers. This is changeable from Setup
>> -> General -> Database Configuration ->Use Custom Identifier.
>> Source of name change info - https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Android
> If you install a new version over the existing version it will
> remember the custom name. If you uninstall and install again it will
> lose that information and will generate a different android-xxxxx from
> the previous time.
When I tried to upgrade from v30-pre 983 to v30.0-7 I could not adb
install. I had to go to the Shield TV and remove mythtv and then go to
adb and install. It did remember my setting automatically because I did
have a custom name.
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