Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] iPod news from CVS HEAD

On 4/18/06, Christophe Fergeau <teuf gnome org> wrote:
> Hi,
> Since the 0.9.4 release, a few notable changes to the iPod support have
> went in:
> * iPod support is now a plugin, to enable it you need to go to
> Edit/Plugins and to enable the iPod plugin. After that you'll
> unfortunately have to restart rhythmbox to get rid of the generic
> removable media ipod source that decided to handle the iPod since no
> plugin was taking care of that. After the restart, you should get the
> usual iPod source
> * you can set the name of the iPod (I think I'm not doing it the proper
> way, and that iTunes may not see the name, but that's a start ;), and
> you can also eject it (that unmounts it and gets rid of the "do not
> disconnect" sign)
> * and last but not least, you can now drag and drop songs from any(?)
> source to the iPod, and it will properly be added to the iPod database.
> You need to have passed --enable-track-transfer to configure for that to
> work. Be aware that you can add the same songs as many times as you
> want, there is no protection against that. The current code will also
> let you add ogg/vorbis files as is to the iPod even if the device can't
> play them. It has been working well enough for me in the last weeks to
> let me copy mp3s of the new cds I bought to my iPod though.
> Feel free to test that code and to report any bug you find, cheers,
> Christophe

Hello Christophe,

It seems the plugin try to copy songs in non-existant folder, and it
comes (if you copy a bunch of files) to  display a messagebox for each
error of copy.
Baptiste Mille-Mathias
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