[mythtv-users] MythTV Image Gallery questions

Jerome Yuzyk jerome at supernet.ab.ca
Thu Jan 17 15:58:54 UTC 2019

On Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:23:25 AM MST Stephen Worthington wrote:
> 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.

Well there is, actually - I have a dozen or so different directories and don't 
want to have to add them all (and others as they are created) when a script to 
make 1 directory of softlinks would do the job much more elegantly.

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