[mythtv] Services API for ChannelServices / Channel

Klaas de Waal klaas.de.waal at gmail.com
Sun Nov 24 21:12:24 UTC 2019

On Sun, 24 Nov 2019 at 16:38, Gary Buhrmaster <gary.buhrmaster at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 2, 2019 at 4:23 PM Klaas de Waal <klaas.de.waal at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have now added the support for the Services API along the same lines
> > as previously done for the bouquet_id and the region_id. It is
> > convenient to assume that the version bump done by Bill yesterday does
> > also cover this change.
> That change is necessary, as It provides the
> appropriate ability for a user (app) of the service
> API to identify when enable the new features.
> But that does not provide API backward
> compatibility when using an existing endpoint
> where existing codes which do not provide the
> values do not get existing values overridden by
> updates that do not provide them (likely using
> something like the checks that were mentioned
> by Roger to check if the names were supplied
> in the post, and if not, do not update those
> values in a row, or ensuring that existing values
> are maintained (depending on how you wish
> to write the code).
> If you are in progress with these changes I
> will just wait, but otherwise I can create a
> number of release blocker tickets so that
> v31 is not released prematurely.  How do
> you wish to proceed?
To be honest, I was not aware that there needs to be done more than
what I have done already so there is nothing in progress.
So yes, please do create tickets and  please be explicit and clear
about what is needed and why it is needed.


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