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Subject: Re: Playlist grows upon restart
From: Lucas (facted_at_hotmail.com)
Date: 2004-03-19


The playlist was created as follows: There are 3 directories (A,B,C). Let's
say for this purpose that directories A and B have only one file. Directory
C has say 10 files. I started the playlist by playing the file in A and then
inserted the song in B and then 5 of the 10 songs in C. When the playlist
gets to the 2nd file in C (the 4 song overall), I shutdown and then restart
my archos. When I look, now the playlist has 12 songs instead of the 7 from
before (one from A, one from B, and five from C). Those extra 5 songs are
the songs from C that were not previously included in the playlist.

It should be noted that I have the "follow the playlist" option enabled. I
don't know if that would make a difference.

Is there anything else you'd like to know? Is this the intended behavior?

Thanks again for your help,
Lucas

"Hardeep Sidhu" <hardeeps_at_pobox.com> wrote in message
news:405B30C5.8070700_at_pobox.com...
> Lucas wrote:
>
> > Is this possibly a bug? If a playlist contains 3 files, one from each
> > directory, upon resume of the playlist, any songs in the current
directory
> > are added to the playlist and I no longer have just those 3 original
songs.
> > Of course, if the playlist consists of all the files in one directory,
no
> > new files are added. Why should files in a directory be automatically
added
> > to the playlist? Anyone else have this happen?
>
> How was the original playlist created? The only reason other tracks
> from a directory would be added is if you started a new dynamic playlist
> in that directory when it only contained one track, shutdown and added
> new tracks to that directory and then resumed play. When you PLAY in a
> directory, we only keep a pointer to the directory for resume, not all
> the individual tracks (see bug: http://tinyurl.com/38v7t).
>
> -Hardeep
>
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