On 2013-03-13 11:42, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> Originally there was only the "video" directory, but at some point
> people demanded that VDR be able to spread its files all over the system,
> and so a "cachedir" was introduced, which is where the EPG file is now put
> (if a cachedir is specified).
Since you didn't mention already fixing this for the next version,
attached is the patch.
diff --git a/vdr.1 b/vdr.1
index e79ac0b..5b3bc32 100644
@@ -73,7 +73,7 @@ The program will return immediately after editing the recording.
.BI \-E\ file ,\ \-\-epgfile= file
Write the EPG data into the given \fIfile\fR
-(default is \fI/video/epg.data\fR).
+(default is \fIepg.data\fR in the cache directory).
Use \fB\-E\-\fR to disable this.
If \fIfile\fR is a directory, the file \fIepg.data\fR
will be created in that directory.
diff --git a/vdr.c b/vdr.c
index b8b5da9..8cbf651 100644
@@ -483,7 +483,7 @@ int main(int argc, char *argv)
" hex values (default: 0)\n"
" --edit=REC cut recording REC and exit\n"
" -E FILE, --epgfile=FILE write the EPG data into the given FILE (default is\n"
- " '%s' in the video directory)\n"
+ " '%s' in the cache directory)\n"
" '-E-' disables this\n"
" if FILE is a directory, the default EPG file will be\n"
" created in that directory\n"
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