[mythtv-users] Mythrename.pl suddenly giving error
bobbygill at rogers.com
Tue Aug 26 19:07:41 UTC 2008
On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 1:37 AM, Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com>wrote:
> On 26/08/2008, Bobby Gill <bobbygill at rogers.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 1:17 AM, Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > On 26/08/2008, Bobby Gill <bobbygill at rogers.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > The best I could deduce is now I had run the script with sudo and it
> > worked,
> > > > and without sudo it did not. What are INC paths?
> > >
> > > The @INC paths are the directories Perl looks in for requested modules
> > > - you posted the list in your first reply to me. We need to determine
> > > whether this list changes depending on how the script is run (which
> > > user, whether via sudo, etc).
> > Okay, apologies but just to clarify, I've run the script with sudo and
> > without, and it works in both cases. So what are the commands I should
> > now?
> If you are successfully running the script when logged in, but not
> when run via mythbackend started during init, it is likely that
> something has changed relating to the mythbackend user's environment,
> such as a missing $HOME.
> If you are using Fedora/CentOS, I posted updates to the init scripts
> (available from SVN) which should sort this issue out - but you need
> to check that your mythbackend user has a 'normal' environment when
> mythbackend starts up.
> To test - temporarily start mythbackend from a regular shell, and
> record something so that mythrename.pl is executed. If it works, this
> is a very good indication that it is environment related.
> Nick Morrott
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What do you mean from a regular shell? I start mythbackend using: "sudo
/etc/rc.d/mythbackend start" and have it as a daemon in my /etc.rc.conf for
starting at boot-up. And what do mean by environment and $HOME has changed?
Really wanna get this sucker fixed ;)
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