Keeping an eye on hung system calls..

Toby Corkindale tjc at
Tue Jun 6 12:15:16 BST 2006

On Tue, Jun 06, 2006 at 11:38:00AM +0100, ti at wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have a little app to make jpeg thumbnails out of video files. It's
> > nothing
> > special, it just spawns mplayer ...
> > However I have a problem with mplayer occaisionally getting hung on some
> > files
> > it can't handle well, and never exitting.
> Proc::Reliable looks very good for that, though I can't (yet) swear to its
> robustness.

Ah, looks like it's attempting to do what I want though.
I'll investigate and report back.


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