Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#7221 closed defect (invalid)

Bad custom search can crash mythweb

Reported by: ryan.goat@… Owned by: Rob Smith
Priority: minor Milestone: unknown
Component: Plugin - MythWeb Version: head
Severity: medium Keywords: scheduling mythweb
Cc: MythTV - Scheduling Ticket locked: no


Using mythweb I tried to create a custom recording title search rule to record the upcoming ABC show "V". Well the recording rule matches any show with the letter 'v' in the title (not what I wanted). Mythbackend immedatly started recording on all available tuners. I can't access most of the pages on mythweb. If I choose any of the following: listings; Searches; Recording Schedules; Upcoming Recordings; or Recorded Programs, get the following error:

Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 67108864 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 71 bytes) in /var/www/mythweb/classes/MythBackend.php on line 179

This is on a 64 bit machine with 8GB of RAM.

I expected custom recording title searches would look for an exact title match. Not sure which component should be fixed (the way custom recording rules work or make mythweb more tolerant of this type of situation).

Sorry I can't supply the SVN version right now. It is running SVN from last week.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by xris

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

PHP limits its own memory. Read the mythweb README, INSTALL, and or supplied apache config file for explanations about how to raise this limit for your search case.

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