[mythtv-commits] Ticket #8471: Orphaned preview images, again

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Tue May 18 17:25:49 UTC 2010

#8471: Orphaned preview images, again
 Reporter:  gigem             |       Owner:  ijr       
     Type:  defect            |      Status:  new       
 Priority:  minor             |   Milestone:  unknown   
Component:  MythTV - General  |     Version:  0.23-fixes
 Severity:  medium            |     Mlocked:  0         
 It looks like there is a new source of orphaned preview images.  I need to
 do some more testing, but the sequence seems to go like this -- begin
 watching a recording, then exit playback and immediately delete the

 I suspect the "automatic regeneration from bookmark" feature is part of
 the cause.  The generation of a new image is started upon exiting
 playback, but doesn't complete until after the deletion process has

 Note my main frontend does not normally have the recording directories
 mounted.  I believe this forces preview generation to the backend and
 probably affects the timing of events.

Ticket URL: <http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/8471>
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