On 1/22/2013 3:26 AM, Gale Andrews wrote:
> | From Peter Sampson <petersampson48@...>
> | Mon, 21 Jan 2013 10:10:49 -0800 (PST)
> | Subject: [Audacity-quality] Timer Record: still a moonphase bug?
>> Gale wrote in the 2.0.3 Release Notes
>>> (Windows, Linux) Timer Record may carry on recording past the
>>> scheduled end time resulting in Audacity having to be force quit.
>> Do we still have this as an open bug?
>> Ah yes I see it's #42 http://bugzilla.audacityteam.org/show_bug.cgi?id=42
>> I have not experienced this at all in 2.0.x or even in any of the later
>> 1.3.x Betas. I can no longer recall the last time I got this - and I use
>> this functionality at least three times a week, mainly on my XP
>> desktop but also on my W7 laptop.
>> I don't recall seeing any forum posts about it post 2.0 either.
>> Gale, do you still get reports on the feedback list?
> Thanks, Peter.
> I see it reported something like four times a year, but there is
> no suggestion the machines were slow or the system clock
> changed. So no obvious explanation.
> I also couldn't find any reports on the Forum in the last year.
> I've demoted the bug to P5, so it won't be in the 2.0.4 Release
Thanks, Gale. And thanks, Peter, for bringing it back up.
The Audacity code for this is really straightforward, and wxTimer had
issues for several years, so this improvement may be about wxTimer
having been improved for wxWidgets when we last upgraded it.