[mythtv] Committing patch to randomise mythfilldatabase times?
willu.mailingLists at cse.unsw.edu.au
Fri Jan 19 22:13:33 UTC 2007
On Thu, 18 Jan 2007 19:59:35 -0500, Chris Pinkham wrote:
> * On Fri Jan 19, 2007 at 08:19:34AM +1100, William Uther wrote:
>> Sitting in bug #2194 there is a patch to randomise when
>> mythfilldatabase is run. Is there any chance of getting this into
>> 0.21? The Aus TV guide data site is seeing load spikes and it would
>> be very useful to smooth them out. I've been running this patch for
>> a while and it works. It already incorporates a bunch of discussion
>> from last time...
> I was looking at this again the other day and thinking about
> putting it
> in even without the other larger related changes that were
> mentioned in
> the original thread a while back.
Thank you! :)
> I think it makes sense to try to alleviate some of the load on the
> listings servers in the short-term until other changes mentioned can
> be worked on.
It certainly does :).
BTW - I wrote that patch for XMLTV grabbers. I've looked at the code
and it shouldn't interact with the DataDirect "grab when we tell you"
stuff, but I haven't tested that (I have tested it for XMLTV).
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