[mythtv-users] New web app for setup and replacement for mythweb

Peter Bennett pb.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue May 30 19:33:49 UTC 2023

On 5/30/23 13:25, f-myth-users at media.mit.edu wrote:
> I don't have a dev system, so I can't test this, but I have a question
> about whether a feature already exists or could be made to exist:
> I've had a private patch to various versions of mythweb for a million
> years which changes the single channel presentation of listings (what
> you get from mythweb/tv/channel?chanid=CHANNUM&date=TIMESTAMP) from
> showing -one- day at a time to -all- days on and after the date chosen.
> This is waaaay faster for my workflow of saying, "Is there anything
> interesting coming up on this channel?" and which I do for several
> channels at regular intervals---otherwise I have to get a new page for
> every single day, one at a time, instead of scrolling, and that's just
> intolerably slow.  So I made the "all days at a time" mode the default
> for my particular mythweb; if you want only one day, just stop reading
> partway down the page. :)
> Can this replacement perhaps have a mode which enables this behavior?
> Otherwise, at least for my use case, I'd either stay with mythweb or
> patch the new version to do what I've been doing with mythweb, and I'd
> rather not be in the business of doing that forever.
> If you'd like me to send a diff from the current mythweb for my patched
> version so you know what I"m talking about, I can, though I assume it
> wouldn't be directly useful in the reimplementation by itself.  It's
> only a few lines of code.
> Thanks!
> P.S.  As part of that patch, I also fixed a bug where every time you
> changed the channel in the form, mythweb jumped backwards a day in the
> date, caused by it confusing UTC with localtime and then consistently
> walking backwards over the midnight boundary; that'll be in the patch
> if anyone wants to see it.

I have not implemented the single channel presentation of listings at 
this time. The single channel display is a different format, being a 
list rather than a grid. I will add that to my todo list and keep in 
mind your request.


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