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

Udo Richter udo_richter at gmx.de
Mon Jan 1 17:23:45 CET 2007

Christian Wieninger wrote:
> perhaps this is too trivial, but why not create a daily or whatever
> timer as you suggested before with a special name like '@epgscan' and
> react on that?

This would be a dirty ugly hack. There must be some pseudo-recording 
running so VDR does not restart the recording over and over again. And 
then we'll end up with a recording hack that looks like a timer but does 
not block devices and does not write to disk and has no recording folder 
and and and...

The alternative would be to implement a generic task scheduler and make 
timers one special type of schedule. This would get REALLY big.



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