[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #6192: Long delays processing events

Shane gnome42 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 22:30:52 UTC 2009

On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 1:06 PM, Chris Pinkham <cpinkham at bc2va.org> wrote:
> * On Mon Feb 09, 2009 at 05:10:27PM -0000, MythTV wrote:
>> #6192: Long delays processing events
>>  Chris Pinkham has committed a similar patch in -fixes [19960] and trunk
>>  [19962].
>>  Removing this debugging patch and updating to the latest sources should
>>  fix the problem.
> The issue for me was happening when MasterBackendOverride was turned on
> and the master was deleting a file for a disconnected slave.  The main
> problem was the master using ProgramInfo::MarkAsInUse() which in turn
> called RemoteCheckFile which tried to connect to the master backend
> (to get to a slave).  There may be another case of this that is
> hit when MasterBackendOverride is on and the master calls
> ProgramInfo::GetPlaybackURL, I haven't had a chance to look deeper into
> that yet.  My commit fixed the symptom and a cause, but there may be other
> causes out there.

Yeah, I thought there was probably other reasons for the backend getting into
the loop sending events to itself too.

The one I looked into from a while back was caused (I think) by the mythbackend
preview generation process on the backend inadvertently registering for events
and if timing was right it would cause the loop.


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