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Subject: Re: Resume from deleted files

Re: Resume from deleted files

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <>
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2003 11:00:00 +0200

Johan Vromans wrote:
> I'm confident that that remark was made with that intent.
> If there's a reliable way to verify that the resume point is still
> valid resume, otherwise don't bother.
> Interesting detail: what happens if I replace the file to be continued
> with a smaller file of the same name, smaller than the point where it
> should resume...

I think that it is perfectly fine as long as Rockbox doesn't crash if
the file is missing/too short/corrupt. If the user changes the disk
contents "behind the back" of Rockbox, he can't expect it to handle it
in a "clean" way. It can resume the wrong file at the wrong point or
whatever. I'm happy if it doesn't crash.

Received on 2003-04-13

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