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

Rolf Ahrenberg rahrenbe at cc.hut.fi
Thu Feb 8 20:29:10 CET 2007

On Thu, 8 Feb 2007, VDR User wrote:

> There is no reason to behave otherwise unless it's done thru some kind of
> "auto-shutoff? [y/n]" setting.  With a setting like that I suppose you could
> specify to shut off at a certain time of the day or user-defined timeout
> period.  But force a shutdown because the user hasn't interacted with vdr?

I still cannot follow your reasoning as the user can already disable the 
automatic shutdown feature. Do you want to remove this option 
completely, rename it or change its' behaviour? The shutdown could be 
changed to a standby/powersave mode: the stream decoding will be 
turned off instead of poweroff.

VDR's MANUAL: "Setting MinUserInactivity to 0 disables the automatic 
shutdown, while still retaining the possibility to manually shutdown the 


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