[mythtv] mythpreviewgen creating excessive number of logs?

Richard Shaw hobbes1069 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 19:33:49 UTC 2012

On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 2:29 PM, Gavin Hurlbut <gjhurlbu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 12:21 PM, Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I just want to make sure I understand you. I'm not worried about have
>> one file (mythbackend, mythpreviewgen, etc) in one file. I just
>> thought it seemed a bit excessive to have generated 11 logs for
>> mythpreviewgen in less than 24 hours.
> For ease of debugging the individual programs, every run generates a
> separate log file.  It saves a lot of energy digging through one huge
> logfile to find how one run failed.  In master, I will be allowing for
> override of the logfile names soon, but for now, this is how it is,
> and yes, it was very intentional.

Fair enough :) I wonder if it would be an acceptable compromise to put
some sort of text in-between runs that would make it easy to segregate
after the fact...

> And if you only generated 11 in 24h, you must not have as active a
> system as mine :)  Hehe.  I usually am generating more like 20
> previews a day.

Nope. Right now I'm only doing OTA ATSC but I'm looking at getting a HDHR Prime.


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