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Subject: Re: Rockbox 3.13 on Sansa Clip+ skipping non-English named tracks

Re: Rockbox 3.13 on Sansa Clip+ skipping non-English named tracks

From: Jason Heeris via rockbox <>
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2015 05:39:48 +1100

Getting Rhythmbox to do much of anything related to syncing and playlists
took three weeks of research and an accidental typo, so I don't have high
hopes of changing its output extension for playlists. Unfortunately it's
still the best functioning out of all the desktop players.

It looks like manual intervention is the only way then.

— Jason Heeris
On 06/10/2015 8:56 pm, "Magnus Holmgren" <> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 6:11 AM, Jason Heeris via rockbox <
>> wrote:
>> I'm using Rockbox 3.13 on a Sansa Clip+. I use Rhythmbox to manage my
>> playlists/music, and have a '.is_audio_player' file set up on the SD card
>> and internal storage on the SC+. So far, Rhythmbox successfully exports the
>> music files and m3u files for playlists, and they work... except when a
>> file contains a non-English character.
>> It doesn't matter what code page I use, any tracks where the filename
>> contains a non-English character (eg. o with diaeresis) are skipped during
>> playback from the playlist. Playing them directly works fine.
>> I notice that if I rename the .m3u file to a .m3u8 file, the tracks are
>> not skipped. So is there some way to make Rockbox treat *all* .m3u files as
>> .m3u8 files? Is there some other way to make these files not get skipped?
> It's sort of the other way around in Rockbox. It assumes the file is in
> m3u8 format _unless_ the playlist filename ends with .m3u. There's no
> setting for it, so you can't easily change it in Rockbox. Maybe there's a
> setting in Rhythmbox, to make it output "proper" m3u/m3u8 files? Not that
> m3u is much of a standard... :)
> --
> Magnus

Received on 2015-10-06

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