I have successfully used previewgenerator on an external drive of hundreds of archived photos except for one problem. As it scans the directories in the source volume it entirely skps those which have filenames with “foreign” characters (for example é, ü, à and so on). All other directories are read and processed correctly, however. Is there some configuration setting I can make to get the program to process those other directories, too? Or would this require some modifications to the previewgenerator app? (Btw, changing the directory names to eliminate those troublesome characters is not an option for me.)
Further info: The source volume is an hfsplus formatted directory from a Macintosh (created with macOS 10.11.6); the destination directory is linux (Ubuntu 16.04). Directory listings of the volume are correct both with the Mac Finder and with Nautilus & Dolphin on Ubuntu. However, my linux bash shell used to run preview does NOT display the directory names correctly – the foreign characters show up as question marks (this is a common problem for bash, even though all desktop apps show the directory names with no problems).
Any suggestions? Thanks.