[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] mythtv/master commit: 59f88dd88 by Robert McNamara (rmcnamara)

David Blain mythtv at theblains.net
Thu Apr 7 02:42:01 UTC 2011

> API: Add a SendMessage method to the Myth service.
> More or less exactly approximates the functionality of the mythmessage
> program, but is not usable from a browser, scriptable, callable from JSON,
> etc.  Causes a message to appear on all frontends, or on a single
> Usage:
> http://BackendServerIP:6544/Myth/SendMessage?Message=Here is some
> message text&Address=
> Address and udpPort arguments are both optional.  They default to
> (all connected frontends) and 6948, respectively.  So send
> message to all frontends at once, quickly:
> http://BackendServerIP:6544/Myth/SendMessage?Message=The system is
> going down!
> Modified:
>    mythtv/libs/libmythservicecontracts/services/mythServices.h
>    mythtv/programs/mythbackend/services/myth.cpp
>    mythtv/programs/mythbackend/services/myth.h

Since this call technically sets/sends a value, I think it would be better
if it was limited to POST calls only.

Just my $0.02...


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