[vdr] nfs sharing epg.data

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Nov 4 11:15:12 CET 2007


On 11/04/07 11:09, Clemens Kirchgatterer wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger <Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de> wrote:
> 
>> Each instance of VDR writes into epg.data without any locking or so.
>> If you set up more than one VDR that write to the same epg.data,
>> the last one writing it will "win", and if they write at the same
>> time, results may be undefined.
> 
> i suggest the introduction of a new command line option to switch
> off writing any epg data (implicitly switching off epg scan). this way
> only the server vdr maintains the epg and the clients only read it.
> 
> feasable?

The clients would only read this once at program start.
I don't think this would be a good idea...

Klaus



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