[vdr] [PATCH] vdr -v ... --edit ignores -v to set videodir

Marko Mäkelä marko.makela at iki.fi
Mon Dec 16 18:11:52 CET 2013

Hi all,

I am not sure if this was reported already, but I encountered this bug 
when trying to edit a recording without setting up VDR:

./vdr -v /tmp/video --edit /tmp/video/Rec_name/2013-08-

Without the attached patch, VDR would try to create /srv/vdr/video, and 
would fail to cut the recording.

With the patch, VDR successfully cut the recording. The source files 
were in PES format, and also the new recording is in PES format. Based 
on a discussion from 2008, this is the expected behaviour. Is there some 
tool for converting old PES recordings to TS format?


--- vdr.c	2013-10-16 12:46:36.000000000 +0300
+++ vdr.c	2013-12-16 18:47:42.526981566 +0200
@@ -331,6 +331,7 @@ int main(int argc, char *argv[])
	   case 'e' | 0x100:
+                    SetVideoDirectory(VideoDirectory);
		     return CutRecording(optarg) ? 0 : 2;
	   case 'E': EpgDataFileName = (*optarg != '-' ? optarg : NULL);

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