Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Audio CD work

On Tue, 2005-06-14 at 20:45 +1000, James Livingston wrote:
> G'day everyone,
> I've spent time over the past few days to attempt to get audio CD
> support back into RB. If anyone feels like playing around with it I've
> got it in an arch branch[0] based of the latest (patch-130) merge
> branch.


Had 1 issue with compilation (non-C90 code in rb-audiocd-source.c (line

Once it all compiles, mounting / unmounting a cd works fine, but track 1
is missing from all CDs and nothing actually plays. This could be my
setup though.

> All it does at the moment is let you play CDs - it doesn't do any
> metadata lookup on tracks (it doesn't even name them "Track 1"). I'll
> leave that until after I've got the architectural issues worked out.
> <technical detail>
>         What I've done is create a "DeviceSource" class which is the
>         base class for removable media, I should probably rename it to
>         RemovableMediaSource. There is also the DeviceManager (akin to
>         the PlaylistManager) which handled the monitoring of plug/unplug
>         events, and creates the correct source to handle the media.
>         This is based off the iPod code, with the bits that will be
>         common to all removable media types put into the DeviceSource
>         and DeviceManager classes. If my design is a good way to go,
>         we'd presumable port the iPod over at some point (it should be
>         trivial).
> </technical detail>
> I'm fairly sure that I've got all of the crasher bugs out, but it's
> still probably fairly buggy and definitely needs some cleanup. If anyone
> wants to play around with it, feel free to; and in particular if any
> developers want to look at the Device Source/Manager design and tell me
> if they think it's a good way of going about this, that'd be great.
> Cheers,
> James "Doc" Livingston 
> [0]
> jrl ids org au--2005
> rhythmbox--audiocd--0.9
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