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

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Wed Jan 25 14:11:48 CET 2012


On Wednesday 25 January 2012 10:29:16 Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> 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?

Confirmed.

Without this patch, symbolic links are not displayed
correctly on my machine.

Oliver

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