[mythtv] ringbuffer.cpp

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Wed Feb 19 03:56:47 UTC 2014

Ok guys...

I think this one is the one:

and this as remove all stuttering in liveTV too; I'm starting to think
that we could even remove the added delay when starting a new program
or changing channel as those were probably just work around the actual

On 19 February 2014 13:28, Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 19 February 2014 13:24, Paul Kendall <pkendall64 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Have you considered that the problem may be that we are flushing with
>> fdatasync and the metadata not being flushed may be causing the problem for
>> the reader thread?
>> It would be s simple thing to try by changing sync to a full sync.
> I didn't consider it no...
> What I'm currently attempting is first retrieving the size of the file
> via fstat; and never attempt to read more than what the file is...
> But reading the manpage of fdatasync, in our scenario, it shouldn't
> make a difference as the file size *is* modified...
> it more and more smell like a linux filesystem handling issue; and
> we're just trying to find a way around the problem

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