Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 147545
rhythmbox stops importing files when encountering very short mp3s
Last modified: 2013-03-13 00:47:18 EDT
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Description of problem:
When I want to import my music directory, rhythmbox stops whenever it
comes to a very short song (eg. 4 secs). The program itself does not
hang or crash, and I am able to listen to the music, but rhythmbox
refuses to import any more songs, although it's still saying "Loading
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Music->Import Location/Folder containing a short song.
Actual Results: rhythmbox starts to import songs, but stops, when it
reaches the very short song.
Expected Results: rhythmbox should import short songs as well and
continue to import other songs afterwards.
Created attachment 110843 [details]
Output of rhythmbox -d
Added partial output of rhythmbox -d as attachment.
In the log you can see, that the songs kaperfahrt.mp3 and
hair_today_gone_tomorrow.mp3 are recognized as expected, but
zusammenfassung.mp3 (which is actually 4 secs long) is not.
Furthermore you can see, that the song bon_voyage.mp3 is played with no
This is only one example. When I quit rhythmbox, mv away the subdir containing
zusammenfassung.mp3 and restart it, it "hangs" at the next short song.
FC3 is now the responsibility of Fedora Legacy, and this does not seem
to be a security issue. Do you still see this with FC4 or FC5?
There have been significant updates to rhythmbox and gstreamer since
FC3. (Especially in FC5, which switched to 0.9.x rhythmbox and 0.10.x
Closing due to lack of response. Please reopen if you can confirm that this
bug still exists in FC4 or FC5.