[vdr] how to reccmds.conf in background

C.Y.M syphir at syphir.sytes.net
Fri Aug 19 15:39:33 CEST 2005

Simon Baxter wrote:
> Hi.
> I've written a script which encodes vdr files into an avi file, and is
> called from the reccmds.conf menu.
> Problem is, it ties up the system until the script has completed, which
> can be a very long time.
> I gather the command executed must complete and output from the command
> gets sent to the OSD.  I was hoping to get reccmds to call the script in
> the background and then use svdrp to send status messages to the OSD.
> The cutinplace script manages this, but my C programming isn't up to the
> task!
> How can I get a command called in reccmds to execute in the background??

echo "your command" | at now


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