[vdr] suggestion for shutdown-handling

Helmut Auer vdr at helmutauer.de
Thu Mar 2 09:11:25 CET 2006


> I hope it's OK to post this kind of things (it's my first post here).
> ...
> To suport plugins changing the operating mode, the var LiveTvMode could be 
> made static with provided setter and getter.
> So the plugins could change the mode and the user is stil able to overwrite 
> the mode and shutdown the vdr immediatelly.
> Having a toggle entry in the OSD-menu, the user could also switch to 
> LiveTvMode in case that the vdr has been started for a recording event.
> Please let me know, what you (especially Klaus) are think about this 
> suggestion.
Generally I like your idea :)
But I would prefer to give the cPlugin Class a Busy member ( which returns false by default and could be changed by the 
plugin ) and vdr asks all plugins if they are busy and if any of these is busy the user must confirm the shutdown.

Helmut Auer, helmut at helmutauer.de

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