[vdr] [RFC] Shutdown rewrite for 1.5.x
udo_richter at gmx.de
Wed Feb 7 22:40:44 CET 2007
Marko Mäkelä wrote:
>> You can shut down while playback, you just have to confirm it. And if
>> you don't confirm it, VDR will shut down 5 minutes after the playback ends.
> Sure, if the playback ends. It won't end with my patched softdevice
> that stops the playback of recordings when Shutdown.IsUserInactive()
> returns true.
I do understand this right: If your softdevice detects IsUserInactive,
then it sends a 'stop playback' to VDR? Weired...
I guess the most natural behavior would be to pretend that you're
playing back normally, eg. make softdevice eat the incoming data stream
at normal speed without decoding it.
> Then, VDR wouldn't shut down unexpectedly while playing back
> a recording even if the inactivity timeout kicks in. But VDR wouldn't
> ask for confirmation when pressing the Power key. Thus, no new
> configuration option would be necessary.
More easy, just drop the playback check completely. A running playback
means that the !Interact check in vdr.c will prevent any housekeeping
and thus automatic shutdown.
But again, that way you cannot get VDR into inactive mode manually while
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