[vdr] [RFC] Shutdown rewrite for 1.5.x
marko.makela at hut.fi
Wed Feb 14 20:12:16 CET 2007
On Sun, Feb 11, 2007 at 08:11:03PM +0000, Darren Salt wrote:
> I demand that VDR User may or may not have written...
> > On 2/8/07, Marko Mäkelä <marko.makela at hut.fi> wrote:
> (August already?)
Hey, I wrote that on 2007-02-08 (ISO date) or 8.2.2007 (German or
Finnish style date). I think there are at least 3 permutations of
/-separated dates in different locales.
> > In my opinion, the behavior should be that the power button engages an
> > immediate shutdown. Period.
> An appropriate signal, probably SIGTERM, should also do this.
> > The ONLY exception to this would be if vdr is currently recording
> > something, in which case a warning comes up and asks you to confirm the
> > shutdown.
> Agreed. SIGHUP.
Brilliant idea. This would also simplify the ACPI powerbutton event
script, whose name escapes me right now. I modified the script on my
system to send "HITK Power" via SVDRP, but it would be much cleaner
and probably somewhat faster to send a signal.
Darren, if your packages end up in the official Debian, I hope you will
also provide a nice hook for the ACPI powerbutton event. (If vdr is
running, signal it. Otherwise, shut down the system normally.)
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