[vdr] Bug in SVDRP?

Andreas Mair Andreas.Mair at linogate.com
Wed Oct 12 15:27:18 CEST 2005


On Wednesday 12 October 2005 14:43, Guido Fiala wrote:
> 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.

Well, this would mean that every VDRAdmin user must increase the parse 
buffer or (s)he might get problems. I prefer to send only valid command 
lines to the SVDRP.


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