Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Portable player support

On Tue, 22 Jun 2004 10:37:02 -0400, Colin Walters <walters verbum org> wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-06-20 at 23:01 +0200, Bastiaan Van Eeckhoudt wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I got a new portable MP3 player this week, and since the app that
> > comes with it only works in Windows, I wanted to add support for it to
> > rhythmbox.
> Cool.  I suppose someday I should pick up some portable player so I'll
> have a strong motivation to work on this too :)
> > I started from the iPod code, and I'm now able to detect when my
> > player is plugged in,
> How are you detecting this?

I copied the iPod code, which polls every second for the presence of
the database file on the device, which has to be mounted at a certain
Extremely hacky, but I just wanted to get something working quickly.

> > * I checked out the latest version from the main arch archive. It
> > compiles fine, but I the MP3 importing doesn't seem to work.
> It's a bit broken at the moment.  I really hope to fix it soon.

Ok, I'm just working off 0.8.4 for the moment.

> > * When rhythmbox is started for the first time, it creates
> > .gnome2/rhythmbox with permissions 0640, and then complains that it
> > can't write any files to that directory. I checked the source of 0.8.4
> > that comes with Debian, and it uses permissions 0750. Any reason for
> > the change, which is obviously incorrect?
> Just a bug, fixed:
> * committed rhythmbox-devel gnome org--2004/rhythmbox--main--0.9--patch-71
> By the way, is your code anywhere publicly accessible?

Not yet, I'll send a patch when I've got transferring files to the
device working.


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