[mythtv-users] MythTV Image Gallery questions

Roger Siddons dizygotheca at ntlworld.com
Thu Jan 17 13:17:47 UTC 2019

On Wed, 16 Jan 2019 21:27:39 -0700
Jerome Yuzyk <jerome at supernet.ab.ca> wrote:

> [0.28 FE/BE on Fedora 24]
> I'm interested in using MythTV Image Gallery to run a slideshow of my 
> collected images.
> My images would come from several pools distributed across a number
> of directories, so I thought I'd just create 1 new directory, maybe
> in ~mythtv, and fill it with softlinks from the all the image
> directories, which I can do with a script.
> I can't see from the Wiki or anywhere else that the Gallery will
> follow softlinks. Does it?

No, they're ignored. Although I don't see a reason why, other than it
reduces the chance of recursive scans (a symlink to it's parent dir).

0.28 is too old to get updates anyway.

> Also, is there any (new) way to start the Gallery with a slideshow? I
> used to do it in the 0.21 days using the old Telnet interface, which
> is still an option, but maybe there's a new better way I'm missing. I
> don't see any Gallery stuff in the 0.28 API.

Not that I'm aware of. Presumably you mean a slideshow of all images.
I think some of the Gallery API is still broken.

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