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Subject: RE: Shuffle playlists (sometimes)

RE: Shuffle playlists (sometimes)

From: Christian D <>
Date: Sun, 9 Mar 2003 21:22:05 +0100 (MET)

> I think we should allow a setting in the .cfg to indicate whether or not
> to
> return to the previous .cfg settings once a playlist has been played.
> This
> will necessitate storing the previous settings in memory somehow, but I
> think it will save some aggrivation in the long run. An alternative would
> be to write the current settings to a .cfg file in the .rockbox directory

I've recently submitted a patch thats writes the current settings into a

The temporary .cfg file could be a parameter of settings_save_config(). In
this case (file parameter is not empty), the keyboard screens doesnt appear.
This would be an easy modification.


> whenever a new .cfg file is loaded as part of a playlist/etc.
> Matt
> -----Original Message-----
> From: []On
> Behalf Of Björn Stenberg
> Sent: Sunday, March 09, 2003 1:41 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: Shuffle playlists (sometimes)
> Johan Vromans wrote:
> > The idea is to be able to run a playlist with different settings.
> Use two identical copies of the playlist: list.m3u and list_shuffle.m3u.
> Then you have list.cfg and list_shuffle.cfg to handle the shuffle setting.
> Let's keep things separated. Loading a .cfg file should never initiate
> other
> actions, such as starting a playlist.
> --
> Björn
Received on 2003-03-09

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