[mythtv-users] How to choose between 2 backends ?

Klaus Becker colonius at free.fr
Mon Apr 9 11:31:41 UTC 2018


Le lundi 9 avril 2018, 12:57:09 CEST Stuart Auchterlonie a écrit :
> On 06/04/18 20:18, Bill Meek wrote:
> > On 04/06/2018 12:52 PM, Dan Wilga wrote:
> >> I frequently run MythFrontend on my laptop, and need a way to switch
> >> between using it with my home server and a local backend and DB, on
> >> the laptop. I currently end up having to manually edit the config.xml
> >> file each time I want to do this. One of these days I'll write that
> >> slick GUI-based backend picker I've been meaning to write :-).
> >> 
> >> It would definitely help if there was an argument to mythfrontend that
> >> could override the IP address setting in config.xml, though.
> > 
> > Not a GUI, but:
> > 
> > At least in Ubuntu 17.10, this adds a desktop icon and just clicking on it
> > selects my production backend. Right clicking allows selection of
> > two other backends. The scripts (Exec= lines) simply set MYTHCONFDIR to
> > unique
> > directories that have the proper config.xml settings.
> 
> MYTHCONFDIR is definitely what you want.
> 
> I use it to keep the configurations for my development (master)
> and production (fixes/29) systems separate.
> 
> 
> Regards
> Stuart


Thanks, I shall have a look at that

Klaus




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