WDTV Tools

June 14, 2009

event-osd r162 Released

Filed under: event-osd, osd — Tags: , , , , , — Elmar Weber @ 16:41

A new version of event-osd has been released. event-osd allows you to modify the OSD of the Western Digital TV HD on the fly when the user navigates through his media collection.

The r162 version introduces an extended event config file format that supports multiple events and also adds support for new features. The most important feature is the ability to change the working directory of the script to the current directory of the OSD. This solves as a workaround for paths with special characters because the shell of the WDTV firmwares is not able to deal with them directly. You can specify that the current working directory (cwd) is changed by using a config file like the following one:


version=2


[event0]
type=directory_change
pattern=/
script=/my/script.sh
cwd=true
media_type=video

More changes in detail are:

  • added: option to execute script in the newly changed directory. This is a workaround to eliminate problems with special characters in the current path. See documentation for details. Thanks to LaurentG for suggesting this.
  • added: option to specify several events in one file, see documentation for details
  • added: support for future extensions in the event file format
  • fixed: OSD working copy was not cleaned on restart

The new application image is available for download at http://sourceforge.net/project/downloading.php?group_id=261153&filename=event-osd-r162-wdtv.zip.

All event-osd files can be found at http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=261153&package_id=324606. The documentation is in the event-osd wiki at http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/wdtvtools/wiki/event-osd.

event-osd is part of the WDTV Tools project. For more tools and information take a look at the WDTV Tools homepage: http://wdtv.elmarweber.org.

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