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Subject: RE: File Sorting
From: Jonah, Jim (Jim.Jonah_at_compuware.com)
Date: 2003-05-13


switch to literal paths in your play list, then it won't matter where the
playlist itself lives.

For fixing paths I use the search/replace feature found in text editors such
as JEdit, EditPlus, etc.

Jim

-----Original Message-----
From: Jeff Waltzer [mailto:jeffwaltzer_at_yahoo.com]
Sent: Monday, May 12, 2003 6:43 PM
To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
Subject: Re: File Sorting

   I am using relative pathnames. But this doesn't work well if I want to
move the playlists to a different folder relative to the mp3s.

--- Mike Holden <rockbox_at_mikeholden.uklinux.net> wrote:
> Jeff Waltzer said:
> >
> > Anybody know of a program to move playlists around that fixes the
> > paths
> > inside the playlist as its moved?
>
> Use relative pathnames, then you don't need to! In the playlist, instead
> of /mp3/Artist/Album/xxx.mp3 I put mp3/Artist/Album/xxx.mp3 (note the
> missing leading "/" character), and then so long as the structure is
> maintained, it doesn't matter where they live, so long as the location
> of
> the mp3 files _-relative__ to the m3u is constant.
> --
> Mike Holden
>
> Rockbox page: http://www.mikeholden.org/~rockbox
>
>

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