[mythtv] [patch] Frontend QSocket -> QSocketDevice

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Mon Dec 1 21:52:14 EST 2003

On Monday 01 December 2003 03:27 pm, Bruce Markey wrote:
> Works great. After every safe_read there is always one request
> block pending and more bytes available. I didn't ever see it
> fail to keep the pipeline flowing either at a high bitrate over
> a fast network or when over-taxing an 802.11b link.

Great, thanks for committing it as well =)
> I did some bad testing and most of the timeout/reconnect stuff
> that I saw in the patch seemed to work ("errm", most of it ;-).
> I did see one crash. While the remote frontend was playing a
> file from the master, I disconnect the network for about one
> minute. The connection timed out as expected. When the network
> was reconnected, the frontend correctly displayed a popup but
> the backend crashed with this message:
> 2003-11-30 21:39:08 Unknown file transfer socket
> pure virtual method called
> I didn't capture a bt and wasn't able to reproduce this on
> several attempts with gdb so I don't think this is a show-stopper.

I'm pretty sure that this didn't work properly before the patch either, so no 
worries there =)

Now I can remove a lot of the nasty work arounds =)


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