Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] xine metadata, and iPod HAL support

On Sat, 2004-07-03 at 23:24 +0200, Christophe Fergeau wrote:

> Here is an update on the state of the iPod source in the 0.9 branch for
> people who used the old code as a starting point to support other
> portable players:
> * the code to populate the database with the content of the iPod has
> been synced with the changes that have been done in rhythmdb API during
> the 0.8=>0.9 transition
> * the iPod source can now be shown/hidden as appropriate (ie you no
> longer have an iPod icon in the source list when it's not plugged in)
> * the detection code has been totally rewritten: instead of polling a
> predefined path to try to find an iPod directory structure, it now uses
> the GnomeVFSVolumeMonitor API (added in GNOME 2.6) to know about mounted
> filesystems, and also to be notified when something is mounted/unmounted
> * it optionally uses hal thanks to Bastien's patch ;)
> In short, the ipod code in 0.9 is much better than the 0.8 one ;)

I just want to say, very nice work Christophe and Bastien!

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