[mythtv-users] Why does mythfrontend open 6,040 files...

Robert McNamara robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Sun Oct 30 14:28:28 UTC 2011

On Sun, Oct 30, 2011 at 7:21 AM, Jeff Siddall <news at siddall.name> wrote:
> stat64("/home/Siddall-5/.mythtv/themecache/MythCenter-wide.1920.1080/title-title_tv.png---1x-1.png",
> {st_mode=S_IFREG|0644, st_size=6216, ...}) = 0
> stat64("/usr/share/mythtv/themes/MythCenter-wide/title/title_tv.png",
> {st_mode=S_IFREG|0644, st_size=4860, ...}) = 0
> stat64("/usr/share/mythtv/themes/MythCenter-wide/title/title_tv.png",
> {st_mode=S_IFREG|0644, st_size=4860, ...}) = 0
> ...and all those files do exist.  What is missing here?  The very next
> thing it does is to try to open a file that is not in either of those
> locations and probably would never exist:
> open("title/title_tv.png", O_RDONLY|O_LARGEFILE|O_CLOEXEC) = -1 ENOENT
> (No such file or directory)
> What about the theme might be telling it to do that?  Where should I
> look to figure this out?

The files are referred to in the theme relative to the root of the
theme.  This notation is valid, and works.  If the files exist, I
would suggest a permissions issue.  Your packager's copy is probably
the issue-- you might try removing the theme entirely, in all
locations, and getting it with the theme downloaded in the UI, which
is how we want all themes distributed now anyway.


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