AW: [vdr] execute command after vdr starts
udo_richter at gmx.de
Fri Sep 8 01:26:43 CEST 2006
> Because in the runvdr script, the vdr command is executed by an "eval" statement
> which basically waits for the process to die before it continues on.
This could be avoided by backgrounding VDR, do other stuff, and then
'wait' for VDR to terminante. 'wait $PID' will even return the error
level of VDR.
> This is how the script makes vdr will restart automatically when it crashes. I'm
> looking for a way to have vdr execute the command so I dont have to guess with
> sleep statements.
So you actually want to start your process some time *after* VDR started
up, so that VDR has initialized some stuff. So for what are you waiting
actually? Reading configuration? Loading plugins? Starting pending
timers? Updating EPG?
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