[vdr] New shutdown procedure not working as expected

Stone syphyr at gmail.com
Sat Aug 11 00:13:59 CEST 2007

On 8/10/07, Udo Richter <udo_richter at gmx.de> wrote:
> Stone wrote:
> > I noticed my vdr-1.5.6 did an emergency shutdown when I had poor signal
> > reception during a recording, which in itself is a fine thing to do...
> > but my "runvdr" script didn't seem to catch the bad exit code (exit 1)
> > when vdr did that, so VDR never restarted.
> >
> > Does this have to do with the children spawning the exit code?
> No, the exit code of VDR is independent of what the script returns.
> You're sure that it did not exit with 0 or 2? Maybe some other problem
> prevented the next restart?

It is possible there was something else going on. I will investigate
further, but thanks for the  info.  Perhaps I will skip my runvdr script and
just use your "extreme" runvdr version instead :)

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