MacFH - C E Macfarlane
c.e.macfarlane at macfh.co.uk
Wed Apr 3 04:12:59 PDT 2019
Please see below ...
On 03/04/2019 09:36, CJB wrote:
> Just a quick question - installing get_player on a new computer I need
> to transfer the History and PVR List files across (likely using a USB
> drive). I know that they are in the \User\get_iplayer folder. But what
> are these called? And what other files need to be copied across.
> Thanks. Chris B.
<path to profile director>\download_history
<path to profile director>\pvr
The latter is a subdirectoy.
But why not just copy the whole profile directory? That's what I would
do. There are other things in it which certainly used to be important
and may still be so, such as:
Note that if you've moved the profile directory to elsewhere on the new
computer, all the paths in the download_history will be wrong. This will
probably only matter in unusual circumstances, but you could do a global
change and replace and save the file as edited. Mention of which reminds
Note also that if you are moving these files from, say, a Windows PC to
a Linux PC, you will need to change the line-endings in the files using
dos2unix or similar.
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