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Subject: Re: unique, automatically loaded EQ for each song
From: Brian King (
Date: 2003-11-22

I'll take a look.


Johan Vromans wrote:
> Brian King <> writes:
>>Well, I have a patch sitting on the patch tracker that does part of
>>what you want. It is the per file cfg loader patch.
> Can I talk you into integrating 815747 or 815794 with your patch?
> 815794: This small patch is an alternative implementation of the
> functionality of patch 815747. It implements relative volume
> setting that can be used in config files to change the current
> volume with a given percentage. Simply prefix the value with a '+'
> or '-' sign to increase/decrease the current setting with the
> desired percentage[*].
> This patch is mostly effective in conjuction with patch 750691,
> that implements per-file/directory/playlist config settings. For
> example, if a particular track or album is louder than average, a
> per-album config file can use the rvolume setting to decrease the
> volume. This is much better than having to set the volume to an
> absolute value.
> This patch is easier and more intuitive than the "rvolume"
> approach (patch 815747), but has the disadvantage that a
> non-patched RockBox will interpret negative values as the minimal
> setting, and positive values as absolute values. However, when
> integrated with the cfg loader patch the increase/decrease
> commands can safely be put in the per file/directory config files.
> This patch is easy, simple, effective, and updates the
> documentation as well ;-).
> -- Johan
> [*] This must be changed to a normal value, since the output level is
> decibels and hence already relative.

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