Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 495771
rb creates unsorted playlists
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:30:59 EST
After copying tunes to my ipod, I browsed through its lists, and noticed some oddness in the view of 'albums' or 'artists'.
1. The list was unsorted. It appears as if it had been created in the order in which it had read them off disk.
2. There were some duplicate entries in the lists (with exactly the same case)
Plugging the ipod into an osx machine and running itunes automatically corrected both issues, but I figure it'd be nice if rhythmbox did this itself so that this was unnecessary.
I don't have the log of the conversion (it took days too, so would probably be a few GB in size). I might wipe it clean and redo the sync at some point though, so if needed I'll make a note to grab it next time.
One possible explanation for the duplicates.. I have on my hard disk a folder structure like..
oggs/Nine\ Inch\ Nails
flacs/Nine\ Inch\ Nails
Did you drag'n'drop both albums? Or do some of those albums have different Albums vs. Sort album names? (you can see that in the ~/.local/share/rhythmbox/rhythmdb.xml)
My guess is that it's a bug in libgpod. No idea about the unsorted tracks, but sounds like another libgpod bug.
You should really file those bugs upstream, where we have a resident libgpod committer...
Send me your rhythmdb.xml if you want me to look at this.
I dragged the 'all 520 artists' from the artists frame to the ipod.
I'll send you a mail with the db.
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