new version of gigi (again: 0.83beta)
entropyreduction at gmail.com
Thu Sep 26 00:14:44 EDT 2013
On 25 Sep 2013 at 15:06, Alex Wood wrote:
> Just tried GiGi for the first time, and had a few issues, sorry.
No sorry required. Exactly the kind of feedback I need.
> I am
> running it on Ubuntu 13.04 x64 and have updates the channels.conf and
> 1) I tried to download all the episodes off 'Claimed and Shamed' that
> appeared when I did a category search for 'Consumer'.
By 'category search': did you go Search menu, fields to search, and turn
off everything but 'categorie'?
> I ended up with
> a mixture of 'Cugginton', the movie 'Citizen Kane' and a few real
> episodes. Amazingly they were put in the correctly name directories,
> although the episodes were names as if they where 'Claimed and
I searched for 'Consumer' without doing that, and got a sensible list of
See below: I'm so far not paying any attention to
~/get_iplayer/options, and I should be.
> 2) The naming convention does not follow that of
> ~/.get_iplayer/options, in fact it uses a completely
> non standard one which is very long, repeats a lot, and is very
Very long and non-standard, agreed. I personally like very long, but
shouldn't be imposing that on others. I'll
(a) provide preferences to simply honour ~/.get_iplayer/options or the
default get_iplayer behaviour and
(b) especially do that if user has something already in
~/.get_iplayer/options that I might be about to override.
Could you post contents of your ~/.get_iplayer/options file?
I can explain weird file naming, but your not search results; but
something in your options file might be smacking into something I'm doing.
Could you also repeat search, first temporarily renaming your options
file to put it out of action?
> 3) A tough one, if using an X-Server (VcXsrv - a upodated fork of
> XMing)to run GiGi over ssh in windows, when you ask to open a TV or
> Radio folder,
Via file menu, I presume?
> it opens a desktop window, which will not close until
> you exit the program.
Yikes. Ok, I'll get back to you on that, after I've read up on VcXsrv.
gigi just calls xdg-open with folder as an argument using python's
subprocess.Popen if you're using File|Open directory for.
> I realise this is very beta, and you have done a marvellous job,but
> thought I should let you know of these bugs.
Very helpful, ta.
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