[vdr] VDR not starting if a plugin fails to start?

Jouni Karvo Jouni.Karvo at iki.fi
Fri Sep 19 06:37:01 CEST 2008

Petri Helin wrote:
> really causes VDR to not start also. My aim really was to start some 
> discussion on whether that should be changed. I myself think that VDR 
> should start although some plugin fails to start. I'd hate to find out 
> that some timed recording failed because the lcd display of the PC case 
> malfunctioned.

Why not design plugins that start even if some non-fatal error happens?  
To me it sounds natural that if
some non-recoverable error happens, the whole program stops.


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