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Re: [emms-help] [PATCH] Follow symlinks when using GNU find

From: Yoni Rabkin
Subject: Re: [emms-help] [PATCH] Follow symlinks when using GNU find
Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:09:07 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.3 (gnu/linux)

Maxim Cournoyer <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi!
> When choosing `emms-source-file-directory-tree-find' as the function to
> perform file discovery with the following snippet in my .emacs:
> (require 'emms-setup)
> (emms-all)
> (emms-default-players)
> (setq emms-source-file-directory-tree-function
>       #'emms-source-file-directory-tree-find)
> (setq emms-source-file-default-directory "~/Music/")
> Then when using M-x emms-add-directory-tree RET ~/Music/ RET, symlinks
> are not followed (I have a symlink pointing to a music collection on
> external storage). This was reported in 2014[1] but it seems that it
> failed to be noticed/merged (as of EMMS 4.3).
> The attached trivial (one line) patch adds the -L option to the
> find command and enables the use of symlinks in a music collection
> directory.
> Thanks for this useful of software!

Patched and pushed to the Savannah git repo. Thank you.

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