[clug] TransACT MythTV and tvguide.org.au

Paul TBBle Hampson Paul.Hampson at Pobox.com
Mon Mar 17 19:44:31 GMT 2008

On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 06:37:04AM +1100, Paul TBBle Hampson wrote:
> I _haven't_ tried having two TransACT input devices, and seeing if they
> both go at the same time. I believe they won't, for the same reason the
> CRC_IP input devices clashed, in that they bind to and then
> join the multicast group, meaning the second one to try to bind to that
> IP address files with already bound. The CRC_IP recorder would fail to
> propagate this error, leaving a 0-length file on the disk which make
> MythTV frontend slow down badly every time you moved the selection over
> it. I hope this input device code will actually note the error and kill
> the leftover file.

> To get multiple TransACT input devices, it'd be necessary to be able to
> specify an IP address to bind the listening socket to.

Looks like this issue is already on the radar:

Marked for the 0.22 milestone, so here's hoping...

Paul "TBBle" Hampson, B.Sc, LPI, MCSE
Very-later-year Asian Studies student, ANU
The Boss, Bubblesworth Pty Ltd (ABN: 51 095 284 361)
Paul.Hampson at Pobox.com

Of course Pacman didn't influence us as kids. If it did,
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 -- Kristian Wilson, Nintendo, Inc, 1989

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