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Christopher Jacob
2004-12-17, 13:13
KDF is working on a plugin for that, but it relies on the SQL backend... :)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com [mailto:discuss-
> bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Emile_Weekes (AT) Dell (DOT) com
> Sent: Friday, December 17, 2004 2:57 PM
> To: discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> Subject: [slim] Not sure is this is where I do functionality request
>
> You guys rock. Did the shortcut thing last night and I was able to see
> all my music. So as of today I am 97% satisfied with my SqueezeBox. Once
> I can figure out how to make it do my dishes, I'll be 100% satisfied.
>
> Emile
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com]On Behalf Of Mark Bennett
> Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2004 4:34 PM
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> Subject: [slim] Not sure is this is where I do functionality request
>
>
> Hi Emile,
>
> my recommendation for this would be to create a high
> level folder on one of the discs, and then put
> links/shortcuts to all the music on the other disc
>
> e.g. C:\Slimserver_music
> containing (-> means link or shortcut to):
> \DiscC -> C:\MyMusicOnThisDisc
> \DiscD -> D:\MyMusicOnThisDisc
> \DiscE -> E:\MyMusicOnThisDisc
> \DiscF -> F:\MyMusicOnThisDisc
>
> Then point Slimserver at C:\Slimserver_music (My
> pathnames are just examples - change them according to
> your setup.)
>
> When you Browse artists/genre/albums you won't know the
> music is split across several discs.
>
> When you "Browse Music Folder" the top level you'll see
> will be DiscC, DiscD, DiscE and DiscF, and from there you
> can navigate up and down the directory structure.
>
> I don't know of any simple way of avoiding the top level
> directories unless you actually link the contents of all
> the MyMusicOnThisDisc directories to the Slimserver_music
> directory. That would work, but could be a pain to update
> depending on the directory structure you use.
>
> I hope this helps.
>
> On Thu, 2004-12-16 at 14:49 -0500, Emile_Weekes (AT) dell (DOT) com wrote:
> > Sorry, one more thing. So now when I browse folders, am I now going to
> see all folders on the combination of drives
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> > [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com]On Behalf Of Weekes,
> Emile
> > Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2004 2:46 PM
> > To: discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> > Subject: [slim] Not sure is this is where I do functionality
> request
> >
> >
> > Thank you. Trying this as soon as I get home today.
> >
> > Thanks again for all the suggestions.
> >
> > Emile
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> > [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com]On Behalf Of Michael
> > Sigalos
> > Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2004 2:19 PM
> > To: Slim Devices Discuss
> > Subject: [slim] Not sure is this is where I do functionality request
> >
> >
> > Emile,
> >
> > As kdf mentions, the use of shortcuts (or links or mounts) is what is
> > required. I store music in several locations too and this works very
> well
> > for me. However, you must avoid circular links (having the
> > drives/directories point to each other) or you will create a scanning
> mess.
> > I avoid accidental circular shortcuts by pointing SlimServer to a
> "Music"
> > directory containing no music, just shortcuts to the storage
> locations.
> >
> > I assume you are running Windows. If not, the concept still should
> apply
> > but you will have to modify it accordingly for your O/S.
> >
> > Michael
> >
> >
> > >> Quoting Emile_Weekes at dell.com:
> > >>
> > >> Ok. I'm convinced, I leave the server on. How about my second
> > >
> > > the second can be solved by using windows shortcuts, linux symbolic
> > > links or bind mounts. I think there is a filed request for user
> > > password and/or multiple library support, but I can't seem to get
> > > into bugs.slimdevices.com at the moment to confirm. If there isn't a
> > > multiple library request and you really cannot tolerate teh
> shortcuts,
> > > feel free to file a request.
> > >
> > > -kdf
> >

kdf
2004-12-17, 13:57
pardon? what's that about my backend? keep your hands to yourself, mister!
well, at least not before dinner and a bottle of fine single malt...

Quoting Christopher Jacob <chris (AT) jacob-solutions (DOT) com>:

> KDF is working on a plugin for that, but it relies on the SQL backend... :)
>