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PostPosted: Sat Jan 03, 2009 6:31 pm 
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I've tried ushare (0.9.7) out and it seems very lightweight, acceptable w/ speed and responsiveness, and very quick in starting up. I'm having one problem though and I'm hoping someone may know the answer to my question(s). I've compiled my own binaries, btw.

Does ushare inherently have difficulty w/ special characters like &, #, accents, etc.? Also, it seems to not like spaces in the file or dir names.

Is this something that was fixed in 1.1a? Does anyone else see this behavior?

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 03, 2009 6:44 pm 
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There's a 1.1a option:

# Use to override what happens when iconv fails to parse a file name.
# The default uShare behaviour is to not add the entry in the media list
# This option overrides that behaviour and adds the non-iconv'ed string into
# the media list, with the assumption that the renderer will be able to
# handle it. Devices like Noxon 2 have no problem with strings being passed
# as is. (Umlauts for all!)
#
# Options are TRUE/YES/1 for override and anything else for default behaviour
USHARE_OVERRIDE_ICONV_ERR=


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 03, 2009 6:48 pm 
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Thanks! I saw that in the docs, but was assuming it was already in 0.9.7 - I have it set in my preferences/ushare.conf. I'll try out 1.1a and try that option. :)

EDIT: OK, I got 1.1a built and installed. I also looked at the cross-compiler recipe I was using and see that it looks like my locales dir is not where the recipe expects it to be, so I symlinked it. Seems to be acting a bit better, but I still have to throw some bad filenames at it to test it thoroughly.

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KuroPro, LS2 & KuroHG (foonas)
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=> wooohooo!
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 05, 2009 3:42 am 
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Just to complete my thinking here Andre, uShare 1.1a does work very well, and doesn't have the problems that 0.9.7 did.

I did notice that the html coding seemed to have a problem in it that caused the text centering in the webif of 1.1a to not function. This fixes it:
Code:
--- src/presentation.c   2007-12-09 07:03:36.000000000 -0600
+++ src/presentation.c   2009-01-04 19:41:00.000000000 -0600
@@ -166,7 +167,7 @@ build_presentation_page (struct ushare_t
                   _("Device UDN"), ut->udn);
   buffer_appendf (ut->presentation, "<b>%s :</b> %d<br/>",
                   _("Number of shared files and directories"), ut->nr_entries);
-  buffer_append (ut->presentation, "</center><br/>");
+  buffer_append (ut->presentation, "<br/>");
 
   buffer_appendf (ut->presentation,
                   "<form method=\"get\" action=\"%s\">", USHARE_CGI);

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KuroPro, LS2 & KuroHG (foonas)
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 19, 2009 5:45 pm 
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davy, I am looking for a server for my LS and wondered how well uShare actually performs?

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 19, 2009 6:29 pm 
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hi lb_worm, how goes it w/ you? I hope well ... as far as media servers go, my favorites are :

mt-daapd/firefly for the Roku & itunes (music) - best for Roku, IMHO

for upnp devices in general, like XBMC (all these seem to work well w/ XMBC - not sure about PSn & others):
uShare - the fastest and most lightweight - doesn't work great w/ Roku, since it doesn't relay some track metadata
FUPPES - good mix of features and decent layout, database uses sqlite(3?) and can take quite while (like 6-12 hrs) to (re)build.
MediaTomb - a heavyweight, great feature set, also uses the sqlite3 db setup and can be slowish w.r.t. the database build

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LS-HG500 (Lenny)
Various LS-Pros v1,v2 (unbricked w/ serial & jtag)
KuroPro, LS2 & KuroHG (foonas)
Working on davysweather.dyndns.org lately...

=> wooohooo!
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 8:26 am 
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Cheers davy, all is well and busy again in Japan. Was nice a few weeks ago with all the cherry blossom.

I was after something lite and for UPnP. I will have to give uShare a go then. Thanx.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 9:34 am 
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davy_gravy wrote:
FUPPES - good mix of features and decent layout, database uses sqlite(3?) and can take quite while (like 6-12 hrs) to (re)build.


I have a Soundbridge and I tried FUPPES half a year ago or so. I found it to be waaaaay slower than firefly. Do you concur?

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 10:09 pm 
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moldowan wrote:
davy_gravy wrote:
FUPPES['s] database uses sqlite(3?) and can take quite while (like 6-12 hrs) to (re)build.


I have a Soundbridge and I tried FUPPES half a year ago or so. I found it to be waaaaay slower than firefly. Do you concur?


I do concur! A suggestion is to set up a cron job to trigger nightly rebuilds of the database ... they show how to do this with cron-ed http command ... in the FUPPES wiki, IIRC. In terms of database (re)builds it is slower than Firefly. In terms of searching for stuff, it is as fast or faster...

It has two really nice features - the inotify file-change detection capability, and the way you can customize the virtual containers/layout for it.

uShare is absolutely the fastest, but it doesn't have a persistent database... it generates it at startup, and its webif has a little button for rescanning...

Of course, we should remember that Twonky is a very high quality product. I don't use it because it isn't Free and it isn't for free ($0).

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LS-HG500 (Lenny)
Various LS-Pros v1,v2 (unbricked w/ serial & jtag)
KuroPro, LS2 & KuroHG (foonas)
Working on davysweather.dyndns.org lately...

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Unknown command 'wooohooo!' - try 'help'


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