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Subject: Re: new rb install on clip zip

Re: new rb install on clip zip

From: David Mehler <>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2014 12:08:11 -0400

Hello Everyone,

Thanks for all the responses. Go figure, two power cycles and the
player hasn't crashed since. I will keep the dev build in mind if it
starts occurring again, but for now it's working and I'm perfectly
happy to leave it that way.


On 4/9/14, Dionesque <> wrote:
> The 3.13 is from March 2013.
> Kind regards,
> Barbara
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> From: Gerardo Corripio
> Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 3:36 PM
> To: Rockbox
> Subject: Re: new rb install on clip zip
> Good thing this came up! When I debuted Rockboxing a Sansa Zip on my
> own, I don't know how I installed the Developper's version instead of
> the stable one! How can I then remedy this, or wait until the new one
> comes up? I ask because the developper's version I got installed is of
> May of 2013, and I believe the final 3.13 version came a little before
> then? Thanks for info.
> El 09/04/2014 08:21 a.m., Dionesque escribió:
>> Hi Kyle!
>> Thank you for your reply and infos.
>> Two questions:
>> 1. When I'd copy the current developer version over the existing stable
>> one on my Clip Zip, that is if I'd overwrite the existing files, do I have
>> to create new .voice files for this developer version or can I keep on
>> using the .voice files that I've created under 3.13?
>> 2. Does the current developer version solve the battery level notification
>> issue on Clip Zip? Under 3.13 the lower battery levels never get announced
>> so I always have to chceck the battery level manually to avoid sudden shut
>> down of the player as in such case neither the bookmark on stop nor the
>> currently playing mark are not getting saved and I have to scroll a lot
>> through the audiobbok to find the spot when the player shutted itself
>> down.
>> Thank you in advance for any infor on these two issues!
>> Kind regards,
>> Barbara
>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- From: Ben Shepherd
>> Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 2:43 PM
>> To: Rockbox
>> Subject: Re: new rb install on clip zip
>> I'm running 3.13 on a Clip+ and it seems very stable and usable. I was
>> concerned that a dev build would be less stable, but your reply has
>> gone some way to reducing my fears. What I would like to know is: are
>> there any interesting extra features that have been added to the dev
>> builds, or is it all just small incremental improvements?
>> Ben
>> On 9 April 2014 13:32, Kyle <> wrote:
>>> The development builds are generated automatically every time there is a
>>> change to the git repository. Every time the code changes, a build
>>> client runs on ~30 machines to be sure that the code builds correctly,
>>> and the resulting builds are uploaded to the website where you can
>>> download and use them. In spite of the warnings about the potential of a
>>> development build to be unusable or broken, I have had good luck
>>> building and installing from git for several years for 3 different Sansa
>>> targets. My worst problems have been recording glitches that were fixed
>>> within a few hours, and I can only remember about two such glitches.
>>> That said, the stable release is generally recommended to decrease the
>>> chance of breakage. My personal recommendation is that if you are most
>>> comfortable with stable, by all means stick with it, it's quite good.
>>> Hope this helps.
>>> ~Kyle
>>> --
>>> "Kyle? ... She calls her cake, Kyle?"
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