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Subject: RE: id3 parsing bug? --- oh, and rolo's broken on the fm recorder
From: Hardeep Sidhu (
Date: 2003-03-15

Latest CVS should hopefully fix the ROLO bug.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: []On
> Behalf Of Nix
> Sent: Saturday, March 15, 2003 11:26 AM
> To:
> Subject: id3 parsing bug? --- oh, and rolo's broken on the fm recorder
> At <> is an MP3 file
> with ID3 tags which get misparsed by Rockbox (from CVS as of 16:00
> today) on the FM Recorder, but not, seemingly, by Rockbox on the
> simulator.
> The tags it's got seem to be valid (LAME wrote them, and Cedric Tefft's
> mp3info can read them), but Rockbox on the Recorder reads the title
> as
> Sonate en la mineur, Daaaaaaaaaa (where `a' is a FEMININE ORDINAL
> INDICATOR, code point 170.
> (instead of
> Sonate en la mineur, D.845)
> The tracknum is nil (instead of 4), and genre's changed from Sonata
> (105) to Electronic (52).
> Obviously there's a bug somewhere in the ID3-reading code (or in the
> compiler, since this doesn't go wrong in the simulator...)
> I'm not sure where yet; this is thrown out in the hope that someone
> more familiar with this code can find it before I do. :)
> The built-in firmware (v1.30j) gets this right --- although it's a
> little hard to test because in the last day or so ROLO has started
> claiming that all checksums are bad... strange, since the rolo code
> hasn't changed for months.)
> --
> } else { /* else pty, not pts */
> #endif

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