[mythtv-users] The future of MythTV

James jam at tigger.ws
Thu Jul 15 13:13:50 UTC 2021

> On 15 Jul 2021, at 8:46 pm, Werner Mahr <werner at vollstreckernet.de> wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 15. Juli 2021, 13:31:15 CEST schrieb James:
>>> On 15 Jul 2021, at 6:59 pm, Werner Mahr <werner at vollstreckernet.de> wrote:
>>> Am Freitag, 4. Juni 2021, 15:17:48 CEST schrieb Paul Harrison:
>>>> Give us your thoughts on what direction you would like to see MythTV
>>>> take now it's original purpose is slowing being killed of.
>>> With a bit delay I remembered a little problem. I have one BE with 3 FEs.
>>> When rescanning for new additions I have to exit and reenter the video
>>> library to get the new episodes on the other FEs. Would be nice if there
>>> would be a signal or marker for updated collection to let the other ones
>>> updated their cache.
>> Werner would you use more words please :-)
>> If I scan in Videos all backends see the addition.
> Sure, but the frontend that are already running don't. I just turn off the 
> Screen and the frontend just stays at the last watched episode until I 
> continue. And without exiting the videolibrary, this frontend doesn't notice 
> any changes. Same apllies to watched-state which isn't a problem for me, as I 
> use different rooms for different series (vintage cartoons while ironing and 
> recent series in the living room).
> I mostly scan for changes in my office, as it's easier to fix wrong metadata and 
> images with keyboard and mouse, but the frontend in the livingroom just 
> doesn't notice this.

I alway <esc> to top level before leaving a frontend.
If I am in the library it does not dynamically update.
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