[vdr] plugin loading

e9hack e9hack at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 26 01:40:22 CEST 2007


Steffen Barszus wrote:
> e9hack schrieb:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I've selected some plugins for loading. It exist ca. 100 plugins in
>> the vdr lib directory. Does vdr load only the
>> selected plugins or all plugins?
>>
>> It exist one plugin with a missing import symbol in the lib
>> directory. This plugin is not selected for loading. The vdr
>> does only load two plugins instead of the select amount and I see an
>> error message from a buggy plugin:
>>
>> Mar 26 00:24:28 very-new-darkstar vdr: [27019] ERROR:
>> /usr/lib/vdr/libvdr-image.so.1.4.5: undefined symbol: av_free
>> Mar 26 00:24:28 very-new-darkstar vdr: [27027] VDR version 1.4.6 started
>> Mar 26 00:24:28 very-new-darkstar vdr: [27027] loading plugin:
>> /usr/lib/vdr/libvdr-reelchannelscan.so.1.4.5
>> Mar 26 00:24:28 very-new-darkstar vdr: [27027] loading plugin:
>> /usr/lib/vdr/libvdr-atmo.so.1.4.5
>> Mar 26 00:24:28 very-new-darkstar vdr: [27027] loading
>> /etc/vdr/setup.conf
>> ...
>>
>> The image plugin is not selected for loading. Does vdr load all
>> plugins from the lib directory and wast many resources?
>>
>> - Hartmut
>>
> Its prety easy, vdr does not load all plugins but only the ones which
> you select in the runvdr , so vdr -Pimage should start up vdr only
> with image plugin. Maybe someone else can shed some more light on
> this. Some more details about how you have "selected" the plugins
> might help though (start option or which runvdr or shich distro etc
> pp, something that might shed some light on this.
>
The image plugin isn't part of a -P switch. It is copied into the plugin
directory only. Anything works perfect, if I remove the image plugin
from vdr's plugin directory.

- Hartmut



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