[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] runvdr extreme

Guy Roussin guy.roussin at teledetection.fr
Mon Oct 9 16:06:42 CEST 2006

Hello Udo,

Thank you very much for this piece of good code.
I launch it from /etc/inittab and all is fine.
Thank you again.


Udo Richter wrote:
> Hi list,
> I've released the first release of my runvdr-extreme package.
> runvdr extreme is a runvdr script, just like the runvdr script included 
> in the VDR distribution. Additionally, it supports configuration files, 
> lots of command line options and additional features.
> -> http://www.richter-udo.de/vdr/scripts.en.html
> - Loads default configuration from runvdr.conf
> - All configuration accessible and overrideable from command line
> - All VDR options handled
> - Handles runvdr.pid file, acts on signals
> - Restarts VDR in case of errors
> - Commands to restart VDR and reload DVB
> - Configuration file re-read on VDR restart
> - Avoids endless loops if VDR crashes instantly
> - Resets terminal to defaults after VDR terminated
> - Add wrapper commands to VDR for debugging
> - Waiting for the VDR process to be killed completey,
>   hard killing after timeout
> - Command line help
> - Can switch console terminal
> - Can set locale for VDR daemon
> - Optionally supports pluginsetup-plugin
> All in all, if you're still messing with the original runvdr script, you 
> may want to thy this boosted version. Or just pick up some cool shell 
> tricks from the script for your own runvdr.
> Cheers,
> Udo

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