[vdr] Bug in SVDRP?

Guido Fiala gfiala at s.netic.de
Wed Oct 12 14:43:17 CEST 2005

On Wednesday 12 October 2005 13:09, Andreas Mair wrote:
> Hi,
> I was hunting a bug in VDRAdmin when I stumbled on "confusing" behaviour in
> VDR1.3.34:
> Programming a timer using "newt ..." and a very long summary leads to "line
> too long" error message. Made some debugging and it seems that a line can
> be up to 10239 characters.
> So I shortened the "newt" call to 10239 and VDR accepted it. Reviewed to
> timer in the VDR OSD and it showed up.
> Later I had to restart VDR and it refused to read timers.conf! Then I
> manually edited timers.conf until VDR accepted it.
> I had to shorten the "newt" call to 10218 characters to get all working.
> Looking at VDR'S source the parse buffer is 10k (10240 byte).

Had this too (using master-timer) - simply increased the parse buffer to make 
it vanish, though there might be a better way to handle this.

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