[arch-dev-public] MythTV & Extras

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Mar 24 18:23:21 EDT 2008

On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 9:22 AM, Travis Willard <travis at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Hi everrrrrrybooooooooody!
>  (Hi Dr. Nick!)
>  Is anyone out there in dev-land interested in MythTV setups?  I've got
>  a ton of MythTV packages I'm maintaining (plugins and themes) that are
>  kind of legacy from my TU days, which I brought into community with a
>  ton of votes and eventually came to Extra when I became a dev.
>  I don't use Myth, and can't really test any of these packages -
>  basically I'm looking for someone who's actually interested in Myth to
>  take them on.  Paul has said he's looking at dropping the actual
>  MythTV package, so if anyone out there is interested, taking the whole
>  set (Myth + Plugins + Themes) would probably be easiest, since they
>  all kind of update in unison.
>  I'm cc-ing this message to aur-general too, because if no dev is
>  interested, then perhaps a TU would be keen on keeping them in
>  community.  They seem to be a decently popular set of packages, so I'd
>  love it if someone could pick them up.

I would *love* if MythTV worked for me again. But with the whole
digital cable thing, and the CableCARD type stuff, it's pretty dumb.
I'm sure I could get whatever basic channels RCN pumps through with my
cable modem right now, but that's neither here-nor-there.

So, sadly I'm doing nothing but making noise here. MythTV is cool and
all, but I can't deal with it right now.

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