[mythtv] "The fallacy that is: spawning a decoder thread willalways result in playing" or "Hurry up and wait"

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Fri Aug 8 21:08:18 EDT 2003

On Thursday 07 August 2003 11:24 pm, Anduin Withers wrote:
> > or introduce an error condition variable to dump it out of that loop
> I tried a variant of that my first attempt. I'm attaching a patch that
> works for me (no new breakage that I can detect).
> Note: I only patched the one case I care about, the hopeful spinning idle
> loop idiom seems pretty entrenched in other places as well (though mostly
> with less dire results).

Hmm..  would you mind redoing it without the Start/Stop helper functions?  I 
think that'd be a little cleaner..


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