[mythtv] Recording/scheduling thread dying?

Simon Kenyon simon at koala.ie
Wed May 10 01:46:45 UTC 2006

Karsten Kretschmer wrote:
> On Sat, May 06, 2006 at 12:41:41AM +0100, Simon Kenyon wrote:
>> Karsten Kretschmer wrote:
>>> Do you mean you had fewer problems with libmysqlclient_r?
>> oh yes!
>> how can i stress this enough
>> mysqlclient_r is for programs that are reenterant (sp?)
>> myth certainly qualifies
>> i went from a situation where i would get lots of random crashes to
>> now where i have none. don't get me wrong, there are occasionally
>> still problems, but not random ones. i had been banging my head
>> against a wall until i found the bug report in the qt bugs database
> Unfortunately, it seems that using libmysqlclient_r is not sufficient
> to solve the problem I'm seeing. Yesterday i re-emerged qt and patched
> the makefiles to use -lmysqlclient_r instead of -lmysqlclient. I
> restarted the backend and tested with several recordings, also
> overlapping ones. All seemed well, however tonight the problem occured
> again. After the scheduled beginning of one recording, scheduling log
> messages stop and the recording was not done. This recording was not
> overlapping any others so my earlier observations about the problem
> occuring at the second of two overlapping ones were probably just a
> coincidence.
oh well - sorry to hear that
i don't think i can offer any other advice - other that you are going to 
have to run the backend under gdb and find out where it falls over

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