[mythtv] Ticket #1047: double escape from watch recordings menu crashed frontend

Martin Ebourne lists at ebourne.me.uk
Sat Jan 28 13:51:15 UTC 2006

On Sat, 28 Jan 2006 13:01:46 +0000, Ben Suffolk wrote:
> Ok, so here is the problem for me, if I compile it with the debug option
> it has no problems when I press esc (This is the case if I run it via GDB
> or not). If I do not compile it with the debug option it will always
> remove the GUI when I press esc (note it seems to do it on a single esc
> now, not a double). The frontend is still running, its not a core dump
> scenario. If I run it via gdb (without the debug flags set) it has no
> problems.

Any clues as to what it is doing? Is it locked in a loop and chewing up
the processor? Does mythfrontend appear in top?

You could try getting it into this state and attaching gdb while it is
still running (gdb - <pid>). Other tools which might help are pstack and



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