[RELEASE] Official XBMC boblight Addon
(2016-10-23, 22:39)Memphiz Wrote: the libboblight.so (binary needed by the client addon) doesn't need root ...
are you sure about that? without root you don't have access to the FrameBuffer
It is not accessible to apps without root.
Code:
[email protected]:/dev/graphics # ls -la
crw-rw---- system   graphics  29,   0 1970-04-22 09:38 fb0
crw-rw---- system   graphics  29,   1 1970-04-22 09:38 fb1
Is this something that has changed recently. I know when i run kodi on my android box it requests root access before loading the binary. You may not need root access for other platforms but i think android is different because of its suid access restrictions. As far as i understand access to FB is seen as a security risk by google
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Wait....

I figured out why mine was requiring root. i was using a fork. https://github.com/Eyal87/script.xbmc.bo...c.boblight this version actually sets up a boblightd/hyperiond on the device that is compatible with adalight (i think that is the only device that he ported) Basically what i wanted to do eliminating the need for the rasp pi. So he has an actual binary that grabs the image data and writes to the serial All done in python (i think). . It looks like it is all done through the player and not the FB which explains why it doesn't work in other apps or in the menu(that last one could be intentional). I think more code would need to be written to support other devices, but all i have is an adalight, so i care a little less about the other devices. I wonder though if i do work on a NDK build of boblightd/hyperion it might be cool to run it as a service to add support for any app. I don't know maybe that is pie in the sky. I'll revisit all of this when i actually have my device installed on my tv (i've kinda jumped the gun using what things i already had).

You are right the official kodi add-on does not require root that's great. I'm sorry to doubt you. I humbly bow to your superior knowledge. My wife tells me i have to actually acknowledge things when i am wrong. :-) This is the last you'll hear from me in this post.. I'll start a new post for development if it ever happens.thanks to everyone for the help getting me setup in the first place. I feel like i have a much stronger grasp on how it all works. it's very interesting. funny thing is my tv has ambilight (Phillips) it is just a bar of light on each side. Addressable completely surrounding the tv is much better (and brighter).
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