Bug 499922 - banshee doesn't download podcasts nor allow saving to mp3 player
banshee doesn't download podcasts nor allow saving to mp3 player
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: banshee (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Michel Alexandre Salim
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Reported: 2009-05-08 19:38 EDT by Jason Haar
Modified: 2010-06-01 12:03 EDT (History)
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Description Jason Haar 2009-05-08 19:38:54 EDT
Description of problem:

If I download as podcast, banshee no longer marks it as downloaded (it does under FC10). Also, if I try drag-n-dropping it to my mp3 player, nothing happens.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. subscribe to podcast. Choose mp3 to download. 
2. download occurs, but item not marked as downloaded
3. then if you drag-n-drop it onto mp3 player, no error occurs, but nothing happens
Actual results:

Expected results:

Under FC10 this all worked.

Additional info:
Comment 1 David Nielsen 2009-05-09 03:00:32 EDT
What mp3 player do you have?
Comment 2 Jason Haar 2009-05-09 05:34:07 EDT
It's actually a Blackberry - but it's just me dragging a MP3 onto the device within banshee.

BTW: I've got rhythmbox installed too and it works 100% fine: downloaded podcasts show up tagged as downloaded, and dragging them onto my BB works. Neither of those options work with banshee. 

I have also run banshee from a shell - and no error messages show up to indicate a problem

Comment 3 David Nielsen 2009-05-09 05:42:27 EDT
I was more concerned with if it was say an iPod or using some strange protocol which we might have broken. I assume the blackberry uses mtp.

was the run in the terminal done with --debug ?
Comment 4 Jason Haar 2009-05-09 07:30:14 EDT
No - but I just tried it again with --debug, it printed "** Running Mono with --debug   **" but otherwise made no difference - no other output. Problem with Downloads not being marked as downloaded continues. 

Isn't the mp3 player bit a red herring? I mean, if banshee hasn't figured out it has downloaded a file, then copying it to any MP3 player is going to fail (as it doesn't think it has a copy?)
Comment 5 David Nielsen 2009-05-09 07:45:23 EDT
The downloading bit is know. It is a problem with the server. We have a temporary workaround to discard downloads that terminate the connection or times out. It's not as such a problem with Banshee, but we could handle such situations nicer.

Comment 6 David Nielsen 2009-05-09 07:55:29 EDT
hrmm there is one strange bit though, with the version in F10 at least (and F11 I believe) there should be a patch to stop swallowing the exceptions on download errors. I put it in there as my last action as a Fedora developer. Thus there should be some output we could use to see the exact nature of the download problem.
Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 11:30:15 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

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Comment 9 Benjamín Valero Espinosa 2010-06-01 12:03:44 EDT
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