[mythtv] Two Bugs in Mythtv v0.11 & Two Usability Requests

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Wed Aug 27 02:44:07 EDT 2003


On Wednesday 27 August 2003 01:12 am, Roy Hooper wrote:
> Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> >He is talking about when the backend is shut down while the frontend is
> >running, which hits a lot of different code and isn't trivial to handle at
> >this point.
>
> Indeed, hence my suggestion on exec()ing a replacement program that is a
> friendly "please stand by" screen that keeps checking for a backend to
> come back and then re-exec()ing mythfrontend when the frontend is back
> online.  I'll be glad to tackle this as my intro to QT and Myth's codebase.

I wouldn't accept such a hack.  If it's going to deal with the backend going 
away, it should do it properly, and, well, deal with it going away.

Isaac


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