[mythtv-users] everyday i have to make sure myth worked the day before

Mark Lord mythtv at rtr.ca
Wed Apr 20 13:00:22 UTC 2011

On 11-04-20 12:24 AM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> When the socket issues first started happening--they seemed to come out 
> of nowhere as people started upgrading their systems to newer libraries 
> or kernels or something--they were very common on most systems.  Then 
> Daniel K rewrote the socket code, and this solved the issue for the 
> majority of users.  Unfortunately, the issue still occurs for some 
> users.  Because the issue is very system/timing/... dependent, we 
> haven't found a way for someone who hasn't been seeing the issues to 
> reproduce them.  Therefore, it is going to be /very/ difficult for 
> anyone to fix until someone who actually sees the problem can diagnose 
> (and/or fix) it.

Give me some pointers to the files/functions containing the revamped
socket code, and I'll go through it looking for ways to improve
robustness and recovery from situations like this.


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