[vdr] How remove underscore ( _ ) directory from vdr recording directories?

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Wed Nov 28 14:25:31 CET 2012


On 28.11.2012 13:39, Michael Smith wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I'm so sorry to ask this, because it may seems silly, but my vdr 1.7.x creates an directory named just _ (underscore) and then create recording directories for date-time.
>
> I'v searched internet, and found this post from Klaus which describes why underscore is created:
> http://osdir.com/ml/linux.vdr/2003-10/msg00208.html
>
> But I can't find any comment on how disable this behavior.
>
> The underscore is annoying in my case, because most of my recordings has not any episode name, and this means additional underscores without any use.

You can edit recording.c and remove the lines

   if (isempty(Subtitle))
      Subtitle = " ";

from cRecording::cRecording(cTimer *Timer, const cEvent *Event).

Klaus



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