Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Apr 26 19:33:01 UTC 2011
On 04/25/2011 01:10 AM, Jeremy Jones wrote:
> I am having trouble with mythlink on a particular recording, because
> the name of the symbolic link is too long. I was wondering if there
> was a simple change to allow the user to pass a length to the script
> to limit or truncate the symbolic link name to. If the naming of the
> symbolic link is done in the perl script, then I think I could learn
> enough perl to add this, but it looks like the name is created by a
> referenced module of mythtv instead. Is there a way to retrieve the
> information on the name that is to be written and then modify it
> before the creation of the symbolic link?
Here's a bit of a hack.
I'll put something like it in soon (though I may clean up some of the 3x
I'm guessing to get a name long enough to reach any file system limits
(even for the MS file systems), you're putting description in the
filename, right? Is that really what you want to do?
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