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

Michael Smith mic77smith at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 15:17:16 CET 2012


Dear Klaus,

Thanks a lot.
By the way, what about adding this as an option to setup.conf for next vdr
versions? So it could be enabled / disabled without need to recompile VDR.

Regards.
Mike Smith.


On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 4:55 PM, Klaus Schmidinger <
Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de> wrote:

> 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<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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