[mythtv] Slave Back End Looping

Anduin Withers awithers at anduin.com
Tue Oct 14 18:30:41 UTC 2008

 > I applied the diff from here
 > http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/5268#comment:9 to solve a similar
 > issue with the SCHEDULE_CHANGE message. This caused a similar
 > SCHEDULE_CHANGE issue to be "fixed".

SCHEDULE_CHANGE was just one quick loop elimination, it wasn't the 
actual cause. If you or someone else don't want to wait for me to fix it 
(had less MythTV time last weekend than I thought):

Cause: new timezone checker _or_ a confusing mess of things with strange 
rules, take your pick.

call stack:


That ConnectToMasterServer() call creates a new connection to the master 
backend, along with a new event connection (this connection didn't exist 

The SlaveBackend connection forwards events from the SBE to the MBE (not 

The new event channel means the SBE gets messages it was never supposed 
to, causing it to forward messages it shouldn't which are then returned 
back down that event channel, repeat.

Anduin Withers

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