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Subject: RE: Playlist creation

RE: Playlist creation

From: Mark Bright <>
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2004 09:28:18 -0000

Something you clever DOS people may be able to assist with...

I use something very similar to this to create a small number of randomised
"artist" playlists from a .cmd file in the root of my music drive, but what
I would like to be able to do is...

I want to leave my rockbox set to random play, and create an ordered
playlist in every music folder. Then if I want an album played in order - I
play the playlist, else I just play a track from the folder.

I assume that I need to use a FOR /d %%i IN (*) DO *DIR /b /s > Playlist.m3u
type of command, but don't seem to be able to get it right...

Any suggestions?


|-----Original Message-----
|[] On Behalf Of Christian Marg
|Sent: 28 December 2004 15:24
|Subject: Re: Playlist creation
|Brian Wolven wrote:
|> There are many ways to do this. [...]
|Yes, I for example use something along the lines of:
|dir /s /b H:\diverse\*.mp3 | sort | sed -e s/H:\\//g > playlist.m3u
|Note that the needed "dir"-functionality is not available on
|Linux/Unix-OSes but can be substituted by "find", and that
|"sort" and "sed" are "GNU Utilities for Win32"... ;)

Received on 2004-12-29

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