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Bug #4646

External metadata programs that are stuck in an infinite loop can block progress

Added by Robert Illingworth over 7 years ago. Updated over 7 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Target version:
Start date:
09/16/2013
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
2.00 h
Duration:

Description

Only one external metadata executable is run at once, so if it gets stuck in a loop it can block all progress. Add a timeout that kills the program after some interval.

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#1 Updated by Robert Illingworth over 7 years ago

  • Status changed from Assigned to Closed
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

Commit 7603a1a adds a timeout when running an external metadata program. The default is 10 minutes (very generous in most cases), but it can be overridden in config file.

#2 Updated by Robert Illingworth over 7 years ago

  • Estimated time set to 2.00 h

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