Rockbox mail archiveSubject: RE: Playlist Managers
RE: Playlist Managers
From: Jonah, Jim <Jim.Jonah_at_compuware.com>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2003 12:53:36 -0400
Not to take up too much bandwidth on this list about non-rockbbox software,
but... here's the answers to your questions....
Right, after 1000 songs the playlist is split.
Yes, I read the manual. I suspect it didn't properly see that my jukebox was
out of disk space. The odd part was that it was overwriting files that
existed in both the target and the source - i.e. it shouldn't have needed to
move the files at all.
It was set up for two way sync, but not for deleting files, and to
automatically detect renamed and deleted folders.
The shuffling/syncing of the playlists is nice.
From: Chris Holt [mailto:amiga2k_at_cox.net]
Sent: Wednesday, May 28, 2003 11:02 AM
Subject: RE: Playlist Managers
On Wed, 28 May 2003 09:51:46 -0400, Jonah, Jim wrote:
>Doesn't it have a 999 song limit on it's play list?
No. It even allows you to set a Max entries per playlist and resulting
playlists that have more entries than this maximum are split up into
sequentially numbered playlists.
>Also, when I tried the file sync feature it happy starting overwriting
>my files with 0 byte files! If I didn't catch it quickly it would have
>wiped out my entire collection!
I don't have any idea how you got it to do that. What were your
Synchronization settings? Ever RTFM?
>From: Chris Holt [mailto:amiga2k_at_cox.net]
>Sent: Wednesday, May 28, 2003 9:00 AM To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se Subject:
>Re: Playlist Managers
>On Wed, 28 May 2003 07:36:21 +0100, Doover wrote:
>>Since Rockbox uses a far better method of handling playlists than the
>>archos ever did, I presume most of you create playlists on your JB.
>>What software do people find the best, I currently just use winamp for
>>the job, but I'd like something to create play lists by selecting
>>individual directories, and it updating the tracks in the directories
>>each time I open the software or something...
>>There is presumably no way making a playlist with just directory names
>>rather than individual file names I presume?
>Jukebox Synchronizer does exactly this. You can set it to create
>directory based playlists and update them any time you want, or you can
>have them updated each sync, or you can get playlists of all the
>new/changed tracks and so on...
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Received on 2003-05-28