[vdr] No recording-name in an episode-folder

Patrick Maier maierp at informatik.tu-muenchen.de
Fri Mar 24 22:49:23 CET 2006

From: "Oliver Seidel" <usenet at die-seidels.de>
>Am Montag, 13. März 2006 23:55 schrieb Patrick Maier:
>> Hi Klaus,
>> really a great work!!
>> Something I realized:
>> I'm recording the Simpsons on "Pro Sieben" as a repeating Timer. The
>> Simpsons do not have a subtitle, so in the Recordings-Menu I see a
>> subfolder "The Simpsons" but inside the Folder there are only the Times 
>> and
>> Dates of the recording, because there is no subtitle...
>> Would it be possible that if a recording in a episode-folder dores not 
>> have
>> a subtitle, the episode-name would be displayed?
> I think it is better then in such a case vdr generates his own "short 
> text"
> with a fix prefix like "Episode" or "Folge" and a two or three 
> Digit-Number.
> So you get a directory called "The Simpsons" and in that directory all
> recordings called "Episode 001","Episode 002","Episode 003",....
> Is it possible make this changes in vdr?

This would be Possible, but you would have to generate the short-text when 
creating the recording.
I've made a little patch to VDR 1.3.44. See the attachment.

what do you think about it? :)


     There are only 10 kind of people who understand binary digits:
     Those who do - Those who don't... 
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