[mythtv-users] upnpmedia polling
greg at phaze.org
Mon Jan 28 16:15:51 UTC 2008
> have the scan off. Once the backend receives a UPNP request, then the timer
> starts firing (the first time it runs ASAP, then back to its regular schedule).
My biggest worry about that was just how long the scan will take on
some peoples content. At the moment it's about 2 seconds on my box
scanning 2800 files in a ton of directories over NFS, but I'm worried
that on some it will take longer and the upnpclient might timeout
waiting for the response causing the user to manually have to
connect/grab the list again a second time.
I'd be interested in getting a better idea of just how long this
is taking on others systems.
Making a configurable timer (and a flat out on/off) switch would
be simple and let users keep it to a minimum if they want.
In fact there are several upnp variables we could expose but I can
see most of them just causing a support nightmare as
users "tweak" everything :)
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