[mythtv] Services API for ChannelServices / Channel

Bill Meek keemllib at gmail.com
Thu Nov 28 23:18:38 UTC 2019

On 11/24/19 9:37 AM, Gary Buhrmaster 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?

For Channel/UpdateVideoSource, a fix was just pushed. And
thanks for the suggestions.


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