Auto adding folder cannot start with a "." period

Bug #1637021 reported by John Cisco on 2016-10-26
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Bug Description

UI @ Preferences -> adding Bookks -> Automatic Adding : Specify a Folder

Will accept the path: E:\folder\subfolder\.leaffolder

Will not automatic add books dropped in that folder (after restart of course)
Does not issue warning or error

Works fine with E:\folder\subfolder\leaffolder

This should work, is otherwise undocumented AFAIK if intentional.

Windows 10 Anniversary x64
Calibre 2.70 x64

Fixed in branch master. The fix will be in the next release. calibre is usually released every Friday.

 status fixreleased

Changed in calibre:
status: New → Fix Released
John Cisco (jcisco) wrote :

Thank you, I will check the next release and update this report if there are issues. Otherwise, close it as you see fit.

John Cisco (jcisco) wrote :

Confirmed the message appears in 2.72.0 , close away

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