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Subject: Re: Patch: playlist updates
From: Mike Soultanian (
Date: 2002-08-27

Nice.. that's really smart! I hate hearing the same song over and over
and over ....


Lee Marlow wrote:
> I always listen to my Rockbox on full HD shuffle. Sometimes I get to a
> song that's on an album that I'd like to hear more of. When this
> happens, I switch shuffle off and listen to the rest of the album.
> Last_shuffle_index keeps track of the last song that was playing when I
> switched shuffle off. Now, when I switch shuffle back on, the playlist
> starts playing from where I left on when I last had shuffle on, with the
> same shuffle order.
> I hope that explains it well enough.
> By the way, did I pick the right area of RTC to use? I tried to find
> the first area with 4 bytes free, but I'm not sure if I did after I
> looked at the RTC debug screen.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [] On
> Behalf Of Daniel Stenberg
> Sent: Tuesday, August 27, 2002 1:37 AM
> To: Rockbox
> Subject: RE: Patch: playlist updates
> On Tue, 27 Aug 2002, Lee Marlow wrote:
> > Here's a little shuffle feature update. It now stores the last song
> > played when in shuffle mode. This prevents the playing of previously
> > played songs in the event that you switch to shuffle mode while
> > listening to a song that was already played in shuffle mode. You
> > basically start shuffling from where you left off.
> I do like the spirit of this patch.
> Why do you introduce the global_settings.last_shuffled_index ? If
> shuffle mode is enabled, global_settings.resume_index will be the index
> in the shuffled list. What is the gain with this new variable?
> --
> Daniel "Bagder" Stenberg --


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