[mythtv] how do you avoid inheriting file descriptors?

Harondel J. Sibble mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Mon, 16 Dec 2002 15:53:14 -0800

On 20 Nov 2002 at 10:33, Carlos Talbot wrote:

> stay in sync I have to fork off the script as the ir transmission is
> relatively slow (1 second delay between each remote code). As a result
> while the perl script is running in the background mythtv continues and
> tries to secure the bttv device to display/record video. Or at least, it
> tries to. The first problem I notice is this:

> open video:: Device or resource busy
> avoid this? Or for that matter, is there a way I can close this file
> descriptor from the child process?

Carlos, did you ever get this sorted out? My ir-200l arrived today and I am 
itching to try it out.
Harondel J. Sibble 
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