• Status Closed
  • Percent Complete
  • Task Type Feature Requests
  • Category ID3 / meta data
  • Assigned To No-one
  • Operating System All players
  • Severity Low
  • Priority Very Low
  • Reported Version Daily build (which?)
  • Due in Version Undecided
  • Due Date Undecided
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Attached to Project: Rockbox
Opened by Giles - 2008-01-22
Last edited by Marc Guay - 2008-03-31

FS#8500 - Increase buffer limit for ID3 Tags/Metadata

Id3 info not read correctly from some BBC podcasts e.g.

I navigate to ‘show track info’ and see that only the ‘Comment’ field is picked up. Banshee & Rhythmbox both read all id3 info correctly.

Closed by  Bj√∂rn Stenberg
2008-03-31 23:56
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:  

Closing all feature requests.

Marc Guay commented on 2008-01-23 03:29

The incredibly long comment is what’s causing your problem. I don’t know what the limit is but

“Despatches from the BBC’s foreign correspondents. This week: Bridget Kendall reflects on the continuing strain in Anglo-Russian relations. In Tokyo, Chris Hogg tries to get the Japanese perspective on whaling. Stephen Evans travels to the US state of Michigan where despite high unemployment and poverty, he finds hope and kindness. In the north of Afghanistan, Alastair Leithead braves freezing weather to assess efforts to eradicate the cultivation of poppies for opium and Matthew Price joins the media scramble on George Bush’s hectic tour of the Middle East.”

definitely seems to be over it. :)

Linus Nielsen Feltzing commented on 2008-01-23 06:52

The limit is 300 bytes for all frames in total. The comment is over 500 bytes, so none of the other frames will fit. We should be able to increase the buffer size for the targets with plenty of memory, especially now when we have Metadata On Buffer implemented.

Giles commented on 2008-01-23 12:21

Great if the comment can be kept (although not that easy to read in current UI), truncating it would also be fine. For me it’s much more important that the title/artist/genre is read correctly.

Marc Guay commented on 2008-01-23 20:31

Would it be possible to switch the priority from the comment field to the more valuable (and generally shorter) title/artist/year/genre fields?

Linus Nielsen Feltzing commented on 2008-01-24 07:42

Unfortunately, there is no priority, but Rockbox reads the frames in the order they appear in the tag.


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