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MiniDLNA wide-links

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Post by techlord » 23 Sep 2018 11:51

Hi guys,

I am trying to share via miniDLNA a music folder which is not located in the DLNA folder . This folder is shared via SAMBA but I don't want to add it to the DNLA config. Best way I could think of is to create a simlink in the DLNA home directory that points to this music folder. However, the dlna player (vlc) cannot play these files even if it sees them.

The error in mini DLNA is:
"Rejecting wide link /dlna/music/Viennese Waltz - My Favourite Things.mp3 -> /mnt/myraid/SHARE-SMB/Music/Viennese Waltz - My Favourite Things.mp3"

After further reasearch I found that there is a feature to allow this:

#set this to yes to allow symlinks that point outside user-defined media_dirs.
wide_links=yes

But there is nowhere on the config page to enable this, no extra settings to .conf file like the other services in xigmanas. Changing directly in /var/etc/minidlna.conf does not work as it gets deleted when the service restarts.

Is there any way you can add this in a feature realease? An option in the menu or that option to add extra things to the config file?

Thanks!

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Re: MiniDLNA wide-links

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Post by raulfg3 » 23 Sep 2018 13:25

go to:Services > CIFS/SMB > Settings to add in webGUI (aditional parameter).


wide links=yes is a SMB option
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Re: MiniDLNA wide-links

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Post by techlord » 23 Sep 2018 14:28

It seems "wide links" is a concept used by services. In this case I need minidlna to accept wide links, not samba, so it's a minidlna config item as it's written in minidlna manual.

https://manpages.debian.org/testing/min ... .5.en.html

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Re: MiniDLNA wide-links

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Post by ms49434 » 23 Sep 2018 16:02

techlord wrote:
23 Sep 2018 14:28
It seems "wide links" is a concept used by services. In this case I need minidlna to accept wide links, not samba, so it's a minidlna config item as it's written in minidlna manual.

https://manpages.debian.org/testing/min ... .5.en.html
The reason why wide_links hasn't been made available is because it's not mentioned on the FreeBSD manpages: minidlna.conf.

Manpage refers to version 1.0.25 and needs an update.
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Re: MiniDLNA wide-links

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Post by ms49434 » 23 Sep 2018 17:53

Option wide_links has been added with commit 6054
1) XigmaNAS 12.0.0.4 amd64-embedded on a Dell T20 running in a VM on ESXi 6.7U2, 22GB out of 32GB ECC RAM, LSI 9300-8i IT mode in passthrough mode. Pool 1: 2x HGST 10TB, mirrored, SLOG: Samsung 850 Pro, L2ARC: Samsung 850 Pro, Pool 2: 1x Samsung 860 EVO 1TB , services: Samba AD, CIFS/SMB, ftp, ctld, rsync, syncthing, zfs snapshots.
2) XigmaNAS 12.0.0.4 amd64-embedded on a Dell T20 running in a VM on ESXi 6.7U2, 8GB out of 32GB ECC RAM, IBM M1215 crossflashed, IT mode, passthrough mode, 2x HGST 10TB , services: rsync.

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Re: MiniDLNA wide-links

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Post by techlord » 23 Sep 2018 18:17

Wow, you rock!!

Thank you!

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