[mythtv-users] TV Tuners in MythTV for Windows
rocket at extremelan.net
Mon Sep 6 06:22:17 UTC 2010
On Mon, Sep 6, 2010 at 3:57 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
> On 9/6/2010 01:26, Robert Johnston wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 5, 2010 at 23:12, Raymond Wagner<raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
>>> On 9/6/2010 00:30, Overlord wrote:
>>>> I'm looking to make an htpc using xbmc and mythbox
>>> Please reconsider this. The 'mythbox' scripts ignore the database schema
>>> versioning, and XBMC bypasses the backend protocol checks.
>> XBMC's built-in support uses the (well maintained) libcmyth library as
>> a base, doing what it can to use version-specific calls to myth's
>> ever-changing interface, and conforming to the Myth backend protocol
>> as much as possible, even going so far as to maintain a whole slew of
>> protocol options to remain compatible with older backend protocols.
> The last protocol update libcmyth got was for revision 44 almost a year and
> a half ago. That means it has not been maintained since before the 0.22
> release. Since then, there have been changes to the current protocol that
> will break it. The fact that it sets no upper bounds, and will happily
> connect to any future version of mythbackend, is a very dangerous thing.
> The same goes for the raw database access it and 'mythbox' performs with no
> checks on database schemas.
Sam, check out mythbox, it's been given compatibility with protocol 57
(and there's a patch in their queue for 58) - which suggests it's been
tested and it works!
Besides - if Sam uses mythweb for scheduling mythbox only reads from
Good luck Sam - but I suspect you'll be more welcome on the xbmc
forums. Nothing to do with me, just that some people here don't like
the idea of xbmc talking to myth.
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