(2012-05-24 15:38)EmuZombie Wrote: My wife calls me at work today. Tells me "the tv is broken" She tells me the tv is really dark and none of the menus look right.
Turns out the skin auto updated itself overnight and due to a bug in xbmc, it was stuck in dim screen saver mode.
I found out I could never work in tech support. It was such a pain instructing her how to fix and and do a rollback.
I would like to point out, auto updating to a version that loses all settings, even if it can be undone, is not exactly the best behavior. Imagine if that happened to every application and game you own. You wake up or come back from lunch to find the app updated on its own and, oh, by the way, all your settings are gone and your either can set them all again or rollback.
that´s constructive at least. yes, you´re right, it´s not the most perfect solution, and that behaviour will change perhaps in the future (xbmc stuff, not skin stuff)
we had a long talk about that with the xbmc team, this was a precedence case but it was unavoidable for us as skinners to do that step.
that´s why we changed the skin to allow a rollback which also restores settings. I´m sure you and your wife won´t be too pissed if you have it set up and got used to it.
it won´t happen again (for any skin), i can assure you. i hope your wife survives till you get home