[mythtv] LiveTV creates empty file

Angela angela.schmid at wolke7.net
Sat Jul 5 10:52:28 UTC 2014

> > So you are saying this is normal?
> well, let say that it's always been like that.
> A dummy recording is sometimes created, which gets deleted later.
> Problem is that when the frontend attempts to read that file, it adds
> delay.
> This problem was the reason why I made a change to the backend so it would
> abort early when trying to read a 0 byte file.
> But that caused issue for 3rd party clients who do not handle properly the
> backend returning an error, and abort completely.
> so I've reverted those changes in fixes/0.27 and it's now only in master
> >
> > Viewing LiveTV works fine, although I have very small audio/video
> > hickups at
> > 1/1.5 second, which I thought could be caused by the time used to
> > create the extra file.
> no that's the transition between reading from the buffer, and reading from
> the file

Are you saying that it only reads a couple of seconds (somewhere around
1/1.5 seconds within the playback) from the buffer and afterward uses the

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