[mythtv-users] Slightly OT: Modify mythweb flash streaming for an in progress recording (Formula 1)

Ian Clark mrrooster at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 15:19:47 UTC 2011

On 6 April 2011 16:17, Ian Clark <mrrooster at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's a bit hacky, but you could symlink tail to something nice an
> unique, then use the recording finished event or a user job to pkill
> your nice unique proces name, eg:-
> ian at pvr:~$ ln -s /usr/bin/tail niceandunique
> ian at pvr:~$ ./niceandunique -f /dev/random > /dev/null &
> [1] 14656
> ian at pvr:~$ pkill niceandunique
> [1]+  Terminated              ./niceandunique -f /dev/random > /dev/null
> ian at pvr:~$
Just one thing, if you do this don't make your new filename toooo
long, pkill and pgrep have limits on the length of search string they



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