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Question about hidden folder permissions with library scan


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I have a couple of directories that are hidden trash folders, as in the output below:

2018-07-30 16:05:29.895 Error LibraryMonitor: Error in Directory watcher for: /misc/movies3
	*** Error Report ***
	Command line: /opt/emby-server/system/EmbyServer.dll -programdata /var/lib/emby -ffmpeg /opt/emby-server/bin/ffmpeg -ffprobe /opt/emby-server/bin/ffprobe -restartexitcode 3 -updatepackage emby-server-rpm_{version}_x86_64.rpm
	Operating system: Unix
	64-Bit OS: True
	64-Bit Process: True
	User Interactive: True
	Processor count: 4
	Program data path: /var/lib/emby
	Application directory: /opt/emby-server/system
	System.UnauthorizedAccessException: Access to the path '/misc/movies3/.Trash-1000' is denied. ---> System.IO.IOException: Permission denied
	   --- End of inner exception stack trace ---
	No Stack Trace Available
	InnerException: System.IO.IOException
	System.IO.IOException: Permission denied

Will the LibraryMonitor just stop or does it continue on?  It's no big deal for me to remove these directories, but I'm curious if this would cause a problem or if the LibraryMonitor will just keep on running even if it runs into issues such as this.

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Currently we stop it when it reports an error in order to avoid it filling up the log file and potentially causing performance or resource problems.

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Ok, thanks Luke.  I'll just remove these folders.  I've been digging through the logs trying to tune my setup, and Emby's logging has been helpful in locating nuances such as this for me.

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