[vdr] Unique Timer ID

Matthias Wächter matthias at waechter.wiz.at
Mon Feb 23 19:25:59 CET 2009


Hi,

just wanted to ask whether someone already thought about the idea to use 
unique timer IDs, like autoincrement, for avoiding race conditions 
between multiple users or processes adding or removing timers. The 
associated renumbering between DELT operations can lead to hitting the 
wrong timer. If all timers had unique numbers, the issue would be gone 
implicitly, but timers.conf would have to carry the ID requiring a file 
layout change.

What do you think?

– Matthias



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