[mythtv-commits] Ticket #12521: Frontend does not close pipes leading to crash

MythTV noreply at mythtv.org
Wed Oct 7 12:24:36 UTC 2015

#12521: Frontend does not close pipes leading to crash
     Reporter:  bib_aab@…           |      Owner:
         Type:  Bug Report - Crash  |     Status:  new
     Priority:  critical            |  Milestone:  0.27.6
    Component:  MythTV - General    |    Version:  Master Head
     Severity:  high                |   Keywords:  file handles
Ticket locked:  0                   |
 If you go into a cycle of watching tv, then going back to the menu, the
 frontend eventually crashes due to all available file handles being used.

 Each time this happens about 3 or 4 pipes do not get shut leading to the

 I also assume that since this is C++, that there is also a memory leak
 here somewhere.

 This has been happening for months, if not years.

Ticket URL: <https://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/12521>
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