[vdr] [RFC] Shutdown rewrite for 1.5.x

Matthias Schwarzott zzam at gentoo.org
Sun Dec 31 14:09:20 CET 2006

On Sunday 31 December 2006 13:36, Joachim Wilke wrote:
> 2006/12/30, Udo Richter <udo_richter at gmx.de>:
> > However, it might be worth thinking about giving plugins the ability to
> > set a different wakeup time, so that a scheduled EPG scan plugin can be
> > written.
> I also think that this would be very helpful for some plugins. Manual
> start detection could also include a call to the plugins. A plugin
> that did "schedule" an EPG-scan or similar could tell VDR during start
> up, that VDR woke up because of this scheduled event set by this
> plugin.
> At the moment I use a relatively complex patch that does some
> "maintainance" task during the night. If it would be possible to
> modify the wakeup-time in a plugin I could re-implement the complete
> patch as a plugin.

I think a much easier solution (implementable in runvdr/vdr-initscript) is:
Write down wakeup-time when shutting down and comparing that to time when 
system/vdr starts (with some margin).


Matthias Schwarzott (zzam)

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