[mythtv-users] DVD Ripping ?

Paul Pick paul.pick at gmail.com
Mon Dec 13 12:45:12 UTC 2004

 Thanks for the script. I'm sure it'll come in handy. I'd like to
offer a suggestion, though.

> # temp storage while creating iso image (could use tmp if that is on a big partition)
> tmpstorage="/temp/dvdbackup${RANDOM}"
> # Make a unique temporary directory to store the backup
> # *** Add check to see if directory exists
> mkdir -p  ${tmpstorage}

 Use mktemp instead, like so:

tmpstorage=`mktemp -q /temp/dvdbackup.XXXXXX` || exit 1

 This way, either a unique dir is created for you or the script

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