[mythtv-users] MythTV Image Gallery questions

Stephen Worthington stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz
Thu Jan 17 13:23:25 UTC 2019


On Wed, 16 Jan 2019 21:27:39 -0700, you 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?

There is actually no need to use soft links.  The new Image Gallery
code uses storage groups, so you can just use mythtv-setup to point a
storage group entry at each location for your picture files.  You need
to restart mythfrontend to get it to see new storage group directories
in a scan.


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