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Subject: Re: dir/file filtering
From: for_spam_at_gmx.de
Date: 2003-05-13


..and think of all that dirs which don`t need to be accessible from within
rockbox -
I use my archos for software storage and backup also - so why should I see
all that non
music related dirs in "/" (which is >50% for me)

regards
roland

> hi rockboxers!
> regarding "system-directories" oder special files, any dumb OS creates
> (Windoze and MacOS do)
> and the existing "filtering" code in rockbox, it came to my mind, that the
> following feature could be useful:
>
> custom file/directory filter
> ------------------------------
> a user could edit a file called ./rockbox/filter which is ordinary ascii
> plaintext.
> this file could contain directory/filenames (wildcard`ed or regex`d)
> describing, which
> dirs/files to hide.
> This feature could be included in menu option "show files", so besides
> "all","music", and
> "supported" we would have another option "custom" there.
>
> what do you think? should I open a feature request? *aaaargh - not another
> one* :D
>
> think of the flexibility this gives! just some mails "ago", someone
> requested, that talkbox`s "directory
> mp3`s" should be hideable - with this generic approach, this possibly just
> would be an entry in ./rockbox/filter
>
> open feature reqests No. 697733,697734 and 614433 could be replaced by
> this
> feature request.
>
> regards
> roland
>
>
>
> > Aman Singer said:
> > > Hi, all.
> > > I'm using Windows XP pro, Rockbox 2.0, and a USB 2.0 controller
> > > on an Archos 6000 (original player), running version 4.53 of the
> Archos
> > > firmware in ROM. When I access the disk using the explorer, I see two
> > > folders, one being called "system volume information", and one being
> > > called "recycled". They are both on my HD as well as the Archos. I'd
> > > like to know, first, if these folders are taking up space (they don't
> > > seem to be), but I do wonder. Secondly, are they real folders? That
> is,
> > > I didn't put them there, and don't use them. I tried deleting both,
> > > getting an error that someone else was using the folders, despite the
> > > fact that my system has no other user account and the drive is not
> > > accessible over the network. Is it possible that these are simply
> > > shortcuts that appear in the explorer while having no real existence?
> > > Thanks for any help, all.
>
>
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