Bugs/Timers

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Symptom

An Eggdrop 1.6.21 bug can cause the [utimers]/[timers] Tcl command to not always be reliable in cases of bad timing. Only Eggdrop1.6.21 is affected.

Egghelp forum thread

Workaround

To work around it it:

Open the src/tcl.c file in your editor.

Search for (around line 614)

void do_tcl(char *context, char *script) {
  do_tcl_async(context, script, bgtclcallback);
}

and replace it with

void do_tcl(char *context, char *script) {
  do_tcl_sync(context, script, bgtclcallback, 0);
}


or apply this patch as usual (patch -p1 < timerworkaround.patch).

Then recompile the bot.

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