[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #7135: multiple [mythfrontend] <defunct>

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Nov 8 02:16:36 UTC 2009

On 11/07/2009 03:41 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 11/07/2009 03:09 PM, MythTV wrote:
>> #7135: multiple [mythfrontend] <defunct>
>> Comment(by Bill Meek):
>>  Thanks for the quick response.  Unfortunately, the kill()/waitFor...()
>>  patch didn't eliminate the defunct processes.
>>  Your theory is spot on, the "Error - udevinfo failed to start!" leg 
>> is the
>>  one taken.
>>  I've attached your patch, to be sure I modified it correctly.
> So, Bill, even with the modifications--with the patch 
> http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/attachment/ticket/7135/mediamonitor-unix.cpp-svn-diff 
> --it didn't prevent the defunct processes?

Nevermind.  I just got verification from the other user who previously 
reported that it worked that the defunct processes came back.

Your libudev approach may be the best solution since it gets rid of the 
need to call external binaries.  I'll let Nigel ( 
http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/6137#comment:3 ) consider it.  :)


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