[mythtv] LiveTV continues recording after Fronend dies

Kim Wall kim at ductilebiscuit.net
Mon Dec 12 01:20:59 EST 2005

Jon Whitear wrote:

> Unfortunately, when I do so, the backend doesn't seem to realise that the
> frontend has gone away, and merrily continues to record that channel until
> told to stop (by restarting the backend process.) This is with SVN 8230.

On a related note, using 0.18.1, I note that when a frontend process 
dies (segfaults, or the box is shut down uncleanly) the backend never 
becomes idle, presumably as it thinks a frontend is still connected, so 
fails to automatically shut down.


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