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Subject: RE: Bookmarking - possible error?
From: for_spam_at_gmx.de
Date: 2003-05-13


hello ,

> When I cycled through the options I saw other menu choices appear,
> including this menu's title. However, today when I tried cycling backwards
("-
> " key on the studio 20 player) I finally did run into a "yes" choice.

I had EXACTLY the same effect with some of my builds, too - and I didn`t
have a clue, why that
happened. see:
http://rockbox.haxx.se/mail/archive/rockbox-archive-2003-04/1191.shtml

regards
roland

> Sounds like a bug, but I'm not able to reproduce it. It may be something
> specific to the studio players.
>
> There shouldn't be anything different between the bookmarking menus and
> other
> menus as I just copied the code and replaced the identifiers. That said,
> it's
> possible that there is some code someplace that initializes everything
> correctly. I'll add a note to the readme as to the potential bug.
>
> Glad you enjoy the bookmarking. It's a collaborated effort with me
> stealing a
> bunch of other Rockbox code ;-).
>
> Ben
>
> On Tue, 13 May 2003 09:32:38 -0400, Jonah, Jim wrote
> > I still saw the garbage after using bookmarks for a few days.
> >
> > When I cycled through the options I saw other menu choices appear,
> including
> > this menu's title. However, today when I tried cycling backwards ("-
> > " key on the studio 20 player) I finally did run into a "yes"
> > choice. BTW, I never found Yes when cycling forward using "+" key.
> > Once I selected "Yes", exited, and reentered this menu option the
> > only choices that appear are yes and no - which is good.
> >
> > It seems a little odd that this is the only (so far) new menu item that
> > isn't able to display new choices to the user as it's used for the first
> > time. Not criticizing, but just curious, what's different about this
> > menu that's causing this? To me, this is the only issue I've found
> > that would stop if from being a perfect feature. :-)
> >
> > BTW, I love the bookmarking feature! Thanks for the hard work!!!
> >
> > Jim
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Benjamin [mailto:mailinglists_at_samuraipanda.com]
> > Sent: Monday, May 12, 2003 5:17 PM
> > To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> > Subject: Re: Bookmarking - possible error?
> >
> > Short Answer
> > ----------------------------------------
> > It's expected if this is the first time your run a bookmark enabled
> > build. Set it to the value you want and it should be fine from then
> > on. If that's not the case, let me know.
> >
> > Long Answer
> > ------------------------------------------
> > Nope, it's not "correct behaviour", but it may be expected. If this
> > is the first time you are using a bookmark enabled build, the
> > bookmark options may be garbaged out because of the way the menus
> > are displayed, showing the existing value for that setting, which is
> > read up from the stored values. Now, if that value wasn't set, then
> > the code will read garbage and display that. Setting it to your
> > desired value should correct the issue from then on. Of course,
> > since your made the build yourself from the patch, it's possible
> something
> > was
> > messed up during the merge. If you continue to have problems, send
> > me your source files (not a diff), and I'll try ot look over them
> > for problems.
> >
> > Ben
> >
> > On Mon, 12 May 2003 16:27:48 -0400, Jonah, Jim wrote
> > > On my JukeBox Studio 20, selecting Menu->General
> > > Settings->Bookmarking->Maintain a list of Bookmarks?.
> > >
> > > When I select that option the first line of text lists the option
> title
> > > "Maintain a list of bookmarks?". The second line of text displays
> garbage
> > > characters. Is this correct behaviour?
> > >
> > > BTW, I enabled bookmarking by using the patch from
> > > www.samuraipanda.com/bookmarking-20.zip on the source code from
> > > rockbox-daily-20030508.tar.gz. and compiling it on win2k using the
> cygwin
> > > environment distributed on the rockbox web site.
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > >
> > > Jim
> > >
> > > -----------------
> > > Jim Jonah
> > > Compuware
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> > > ext. 10028
> > >
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