[mythtv] mythlink and case of filenames

Nigel Pearson nigel.pearson.au at gmail.com
Wed Mar 24 20:20:52 UTC 2021







> On 25 Mar 2021, at 4:12 am, Torbjörn Jansson <torbjorn at jansson.tech> wrote:
> 
> Hello.
> 
> short question, is there a way to convince mythlink.pl to generate only lowercase symbolic links?
> 
> reason for this question is that i have some bad guide data where they cant decide if a show should be uppercase in beginning of the name only or if each word should be upper case.
> this creates multiple similar folders with only a difference in case and i don't like it
> 


Something like this (untested) hack:

% diff mythlink.pl.orig mythlink.pl 
27a28
>     our ($tolower);
54a56
>                'tolower'                      => \$tolower,
225a228,233
> --tolower
> 
>     Replace any capital letters in the link name with lower case.
> 
>     default:  Mixed case, as per recording name in the database or guide
>     
385a394,397
>     # Work around bad guide data?
>         if ($tolower) {
>             $name = lc($name)
>         }


should work?


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