[mythtv-users] Symlinks instead of storage groups

migmog migmog at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 11:08:24 UTC 2007

Yes, I've done this on my 0.19(ish) system, and it does work. I
believe there is an option to follow symlinks when deleting.

You can also create links automatically using mythrename.pl, which is
in the contrib directory.


On 30/04/07, Oliver Brown <galaxiaguy at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using a version of MythTV without storage groups and would like to add
> another hard drive. Could I just move some of the files to the new drive and
> leave symlinks in their place? I'm guessing this would mean the Myth
> wouldn't be able to delete the files (it would just delete the links) but I
> can get round that by just moving stuff I know I want to keep (using the
> original recordings directory like an inbox).
> Thanks,
> Oliver
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