[vdr] vdr 1.7.23: patch for handling symlinks in recordings directory as earlier

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Wed Jan 25 10:29:16 CET 2012

On 17.01.2012 14:26, sundararaj reel wrote:
> Hi,
> I am attaching a patch for vdr 1.7.23 for the problem described here:
> http://www.vdr-portal.de/board1-news/board2-vdr-news/p1047199-announce-vdr-developer-version-1-7-23/#post1047199
> There appears to be a problem in listing recordings due to a bug fix
> in vdr 1.7.23. "Fixed handling symbolic links in
> cRecordings::ScanVideoDir()"
> The attached patch just disables the translation of symbolic links to
> "real" paths. So that all recordings appear to be under the same
> (recordings) directory tree, as it was earlier.
> Please reply with your results.

Can somebody who has actually this use case please confirm
whether this patch fixes the problem?


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