Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 157959
nautilus cannot read all audio files in "view as audio" mode
Last modified: 2015-03-03 17:27:58 EST
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Description of problem:
If I use nautilus to view a directory called "music", then nautilus offers me 3 options on the top right-hand side of the location bar, viz. "view as audio", "view as icons" and "view as list". If I select the "view as audio", nautilus begins scanning each audio file, but then stops at certain files, and won't allow me to play any file below the one where it stopped. If I move the offending file out of the way, then nautilus is able to continue scanning, but then stops if it hits another "problem file". I am not skilled enough to know what is causing the problem, but it seems like nautilus is abnormally terminating the scan when it comes across some data it cannot handle. All my music files are in MP3 format.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Place a known "problem" audio file in the "msuic" directory
2. Use nautilus to navigate to the music directory
3. Select the "view as audio" option to the right of the location bar
Actual Results: Nautilus began gathering metadata about each audio file, but stopped when it encountered the "problem" file.
Expected Results: All the files should have been scanned, and their metadata displayed correctly.
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