[vdr] VDR deletes directories

Reinhard Walter Buchner rw.buchner at freenet.de
Sat Oct 14 02:47:07 CEST 2006

Hi Udo,

> Reinhard Walter Buchner wrote:
>> I have the same problem (still using an older version of VDR, tho).
>> VDR does delete the contents of the directory, but it doesn't
>> always delete the primary directory below 'video'. In your example
>> you (or in my case me ;o)) still have
>> /video/nano/Die_Welt_von_morgen/
>> (being empty) left over. 
> If it happens next time, check:
> - Owning user and group of the folder
> - File permissions
> - User account that runs VDR
> Most times when I notice that folder deleting didn't work, it was 
> because the files/folders accidentally had wrong permissions or owners.

I run VDR as root (the only account on the machine) and VDR
created the folders, so this shouldn't be a problem, but I'll have
a look at the folder's owners & permissions.


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